In a Departure from Prior Policy, Pompeo to Visit Judea and Samaria

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit the Psagot community in Judea, north of Jerusalem, and travel to the Golan Heights when he visits Israel next week.

It will be the first-ever visit by an American foreign minister to Judea and Samaria, marking a departure from previous State Department policy.

Pompeo will visit Psagot, which is located only eight kilometers (4.8 miles) north of Jerusalem bordering the Arab city of Ramallah. He is also expected to visit the Golan Heights, possibly including the site of Ramat Trump (Trump Heights), the new town being built by Israel to honor U.S. President Trump for recognizing Israeli Sovereignty over the strategic plateau.

Pompeo to be first Secretary of State to visit settlements, by Paul Sindman. World Israel News, November 13, 2020

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