Israeli Minister Naftali Bennett: It’s ‘Time for Sovereignty’ Instead of Surrendering Land

Naftali Bennett,
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The Jerusalem Post reports: Education Minister Naftali Bennett (Bayit Yehudi) summoned the media to the Western Wall on Sunday to deliver a longer response to the anti-settlement UNSC resolution which passed on Friday night.

“No resolution can change the fact that this land, Jerusalem, is our capital. That’s why this resolution, like many of the earlier resolutions, will be thrown into the dustbin of history,” he said, echoing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s earlier comments at the cabinet meeting.

Having earlier stated that he will look to take steps towards annexation of settlements, he said “This is a historic day, which contains both danger and opportunity. I choose to see the opportunity.”

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