Sea of Galilee

Russia: Change In Golan Heights Status Must Go Through U.N. Security Council

TEL AVIV – Days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that the Golan Heights was sovereign Israeli territory and should be recognized as such but the international community, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday that changing its status constitutes a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions.

UN workers monitor the Israel-Syria border in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights