tw0122 Sunday, 05/12/19 02:06:51 PM Re: None Post # of 124 Good news for Genie Trump will have his name on Golan Heights, Israel. Israel seized the Golan Heights from Syria during the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed it in 1981. Tel Aviv’s actions are, however, considered illegal by the UN Security Council – an assessment which Washington agreed with until recently. Meanwhile, the US’ move was blasted by Arab states, with Syria calling the decision “a blatant aggression” and a “slap” to the international community. 'Unlawful & unrecognized': Twitter heaps criticism as US maps show Golan Heights as part of Israel Notably, Trump’s stance on the Golan Heights was also rejected by Washington’s NATO allies. French President Emmanuel Macron said the decision “violates international law and creates tensions in the region,” while the EU’s foreign affairs chief, Federica Mogherini, said ignoring the UN resolutions on the Golan Heights is “not a solution.” In 2017, the Trump administration recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and later moved the US Embassy there, drawing criticism from around the world.