Israel Secretly Mulling West Bank ‘Takeover’? Bibi's Aide Says Plan Already In Action: Report | Gaza | Hindustan Times
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Israel Secretly Mulling West Bank ‘Takeover’? Bibi's Aide Says Plan Already In Action: Report | Gaza

Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich reportedly disclosed a secret government plan aimed at solidifying control over the West Bank. Speaking to settler supporters in the region, Smotrich outlined efforts detailed in a taped recording to alter Israel's governance approach in the West Bank, with the purported objective of preventing it from integrating into a Palestinian state. His June 9 speech, accessed by The New York Times, highlighted plans to transfer authority from the IDF to civilian entities under the Defense Ministry. While parts of the West Bank are governed by the Palestinian Authority, the IDF maintains control over the remainder. Watch the full video to know more.

 
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