Listen: Trump recognizes Golan Heights as Israeli territory alongside Netanyahu
"President Trump has signed a presidential proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. It is territory Israel seized from Syria decades ago, but remains in dispute as NPR's tamra Keith reports this comes during a visit from Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu president. And Trump tweeted his intention to recognize the Golan Heights as part of Israel last week. Now, he's made it official with a signing ceremony at the White House with Netanyahu by his side. The despicable attack this morning demonstrates, the significant security challenges that Israel faces every single day. And today, I am taking historic action to promote Israel's ability to defend itself. Trump said the recognition was a time coming Netanyahu offered praise. We have never had a greater friend than President Trump. The prime minister is cutting his US visit short to return to Israel following a rocket attack near Tel"