Israeli bill could threaten future peace deals
Israel's hard-line assembly was expected to endorse a bill on Monday that could sink future calm deals with the Palestinians and Syria.

With Mideast appeasing already at a standstill, the proposed legislation would make it much harder for the government to cede doubtful east Jerusalem and the Golan Heights — capture territories that would be central to any prospect accord.

If it is passed, the new law would necessitate 80 of 120 lawmakers to approve any withdrawal from those two areas. Without that super preponderance, the administration would need to win support in a binding countrywide referendum.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cupboard supports the bill.

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