Solana backs Syria on Golan

A top European Union official voiced support for Syria’s efforts to regain the
Golan Height from Israel. “We would like to work as much as possible to see
your country, Syria, recuperate the territory taken in 1967,” E.U. foreign
policy chief Javier Solana said Wednesday during a visit to Damascus,
referring to the Six-Day War. Israel annexed the Golan in the 1980s, but
Jerusalem has hinted it could enter negotiations on returning the
territory if Syria stops supporting Hezbollah and Palestinian
terrorists.

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