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Iran to 'resist' Trump decision on Israel's hold over Golan


Tehran: Iran's president says his country will resist the Trump administration's acceptance of Israel's control over the Golan Heights.

Hassan Rouhani said on Friday that President Donald Trump's decision this week is "trampling on international regulations about the Golan." Rouhani says Iranians too "should resist and that way gain victory" over the US and Israel.

Israel seized the Golan in the 1967 Mideast war after Syria had for years used the strategic plateau to shell northern Israel.

Syria and many Arab states have denounced Trump's move.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday the US decision is a reminder to Arab and Muslim countries that US and Israel "will steal your lands."

Iran doesn't recognise Israel and supports Syria and Hamas and Lebanese's Hezbollah.

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