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Republican senators ask Trump to label West Bank products 'Made in Israel'

The senators want the president to reverse the Clinton-era customs policy before he leaves office in January.

A group of Republican senators is demanding the Trump administration label goods made in the West Bank as “Made in Israel.”

On Monday, Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Marco Rubio of Florida, Ted Cruz of Texas and Kelly Loeffler of Georgia wrote a letter to US President Donald Trump. In it, they said US customs policy should stipulate that products made in the Palestinian territory of the West Bank should be labeled as “Made in Israel.” As of now, such products are labeled “Made in West Bank”; this policy dates back to the administration of President Bill Clinton.

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