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UN envoy tells Israel to abandon West Bank annexation plans

May 20, 2020 - Associated Press

UNITED NATION (AP) - The top United Nations envoy in the Middle East told Israel on Wednesday it should abandon its plans to annex parts of the West Bank, warning that going ahead would violate international law and deal "a devastating blow" to the two-state solution.

Nikolay Mladenov also called on the United States, Russia and the European Union to work with the U.N. to quickly come up with a proposal to enable the four parties in the so-called Middle East Quartet to take up their mediat...