Israeli leaders decided in May that a cabinet debate on annexing parts of the West Bank, under a USA plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace, could begin from July 1, raising speculation the government would convene on that date.
The developments cast further uncertainty over whether Israel will ultimately follow through on the explosive annexation initiative.
Describing himself as a "passionate defender of Israel", Johnson revealed that he had followed proposals to annex occupied Palestinian territory "with sadness", and warned that if carried out, it would "represent a violation of worldwide law".
Palestinians demonstrate against Israeli plans for the annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, in Gaza City, Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
However, the plan has attracted criticism from the worldwide community, which sees the settlements as illegal.
The Trump plan also calls for talks with the Palestinians and buy-in from Gulf Arab states that would theoretically be tasked with providing massive funds for a nascent Palestinian state's economy.
Netanyahu himself said Tuesday that his discussions with US officials would continue in the "coming days", suggesting a delay in plans to declare sovereignty over a significant chunk of the Jewish settlements in the region. 'If it does, the United Kingdom will not recognize any changes to the 1967 lines, except those agreed between both parties'.
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He did not make any mention however of the Palestinians' refusal to negotiate with Israel.
"Annexation is an existential threat for our future", he said.
Johnson, whose great-grandfather was Jewish, reflected on his time at an Israeli kibbutz as a teenager and called himself a "life-long friend, admirer and supporter of Israel".
Israel's foreign minister claimed a move toward the proposed annexation of occupied West Bank land was unlikely on Wednesday, the start date set by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government for discussing such a move.
Palestinian officials have condemned the annexation plan.
On the other hand, some settler groups have opposed annexation because they said it would short circuit their hopes of Israel maintaining control over the entire West Bank. USA officials have said they don't want to move forward without both leaders in agreement.
But in a meeting with his Blue and White party, the former military chief who also holds the title of alternate prime minister, Gantz said his top priority is helping the country cope with the health and economic crisis stemming from the coronavirus.
He added: 'It would also be a gift to those who want to perpetuate the old stories about Israel'.