UN, Arab League call on Israel to drop annexation plans

A plan by Israel to annex parts of the occupied West Bank has been condemned by the United Nations secretary-general as “a most serious violation of international law”.
Antonio Guterres’s call was echoed by other leaders and foreign ministers addressing the virtual meeting, warning that Israel’s unilateral action could trigger a major escalation in tensions in the region.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the UN headquarters in New York.

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