Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the plans by the Israeli government to annex areas in the West Bank, including the Jordan Valley, could be implemented “gradually” in the face of increasing diplomatic tensions in the region. for this project.
“The annexation cannot be done in a single phase, but can be applied gradually,” said Netanyahu, who stressed that this was “a historic opportunity”, as reported by Israeli channel 13. .
The prime minister, who made these statements during a military visit to the reserve, also said that the United States government has asked to be supported by Defense and Secretary of State Benjamin Gantz and Gabi Ashkenazi, respectively.
He also warned Likud MPs that the “deal of the century” presented by the United States will not be put to the vote by the government or parliament, as reported in The Times of Israel newspaper. .