Israel’s Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said the area marked as “C” in the West Bank belongs to Israel.

Area C constitutes about 60% of the West Bank and is under Israel’s full control.

“I solemnly declare that Area C belongs to Israel,” Bennett said at a conference on settlement construction adding that he has repeatedly called for imposing Israeli sovereignty over this land.

“Israel is fighting a real war on Area C,” Bennett added.

“About a month ago, I held a meeting and explained the ways that the State of Israel will do everything possible to ensure that these

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