Russia takes issue with Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights and Jerusalem

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(First Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nation Dmitry Polyanskiy)

Assessment: “Russia doesn’t recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights that are part of Syria,” Russian deputy ambassador says …

Moscow took issue with Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, just prior to its attack on Ukraine.

“Russia doesn’t recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights that are part of #Syria,” it’s deputy ambassador Dmitry Polyanskiy told the United Nations Security Council in New York, which held a debate on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday.

“For seven months the Israelites will be burying them in order to cleanse the land. 13 All the people of the land will bury them, and the day I display my glory will be a memorable day for them, declares the Sovereign Lord.” Ezekiel 39:12-13

 IDF paratroopers take part in a brigade drill at training area in the northern Golan Heights, on January 12, 2022. (credit: MICHAEL GILADI/FLASH90)The monthly UNSC meeting took place as the UN General Assembly debated the Russian-Ukrainian crisis.

Polyanskiy spoke just hours after Israel broke its neutrality on the conflict, as it gave a nod in support of Ukraine.

Moscow has presented itself in its conflict with Ukraine as the supporters of the Russian speaking population in the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine.

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