Donald Trump Signs US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights
U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Official White House Photo by Benjamin D. Applebaum)

Washington, March 25: US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a border area seized from Syria in 1967.

"This was a long time in the making," Trump said alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House. Israel Army Accuses Hamas of Firing Rocket That Hit Near Tel Aviv.

US recognition for Israeli control over the territory breaks with decades of international consensus.