In Focus: In accordance with the Trump Plan, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has repeatedly reiterated his intention to annex Jewish settlements and the Jordan Valley.
The incorporation into Israel of large portions of Area C would remove access to territory and resources necessary for growth across key sectors including agriculture, tourism, industry, energy, construction and commerce.
Annexing Jewish settlements in Area C would significantly restrict Palestinian movement, creating isolated Palestinian areas surrounded by Israeli territory and hindering connectivity.
The Palestinian National Authority refuses to accept the transfer of May clearance revenues from Israel.
The Palestinian National Authority calls for international recognition of the State of Palestine along pre-1967 borders, amidst concerns for its collapse in the event of annexation.