Vatican Summons ‘Israeli’, US Ambassadors Over Annexation Plans
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In separate meetings Tuesday, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin told Zionist Ambassador Oren David and US Ambassador Callista Gingrich of the Holy See’s concern regarding possible unilateral actions that may further “jeopardize the delicate situation in the Middle East,” according to a Vatican statement.
There was no immediate comment from the Foreign Ministry.
The meetings took place a day ahead of the July 1 date that Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had designated to start the process.
The Trump administration plan, unveiled in January, envisions bringing some 30 percent of the occupied territory — covering all 132 settlements, and the strategic Jordan Valley — under permanent ‘Israeli’ control.