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Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex part of occupied West Bank

JERUSALEM, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's general election.

"Today, I announce my intention, after the establishment of a new government, to apply Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea," Netanyahu said in speech broadcast live on Israeli TV channels.

(Editing by Jeffrey Heller)