PM Netanyahu (L) shaking hands with UNSG Guterres (Photo: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)
YNetNews By: Itamar Eichner
Attending the Munich Security Conference, PM Netanyahu meets with UN chief and stresses to him the importance Israel sees in protecting its northern border, reiterates the Golan Heights will forever remain in Israel’s hands.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday told United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres that the Golan Heights would remain in Israel’s hands forever, reiterating his position that Israel will do what is necessary to protest its northern border.
In talks at the Munich Security Conference over recent regional tensions, especially concerning Iran and its entrenchment efforts in Lebanon and Syria, the prime minister said that Israel would not allow Iran to establish a military presence within Israel’s northern neighbors and added that Israel would act against any Iranian attempt to build bases in Syria.