In unprecedented first, Pompeo to visit West Bank settlement on Israel trip

Mike Pompeo next week will become the first US secretary of state to visit one of Israel’s settlements on occupied Palestinian territory, which are considered illegal by most of the world, reports said Thursday.Pompeo will visit the Psagot winery in the West Bank and also be the first secretary of state to travel to the Golan Heights, whose annexation by Israel was recognised by President Donald Trump, Israeli newspaper Haaretz and news site Axios reported.The State Department did not immediately confirm the stops. In a statement Tuesday, it said only that Pompeo would visit Israel and meet Pr…

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