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    • Axel
    • 01.11.09 | 19:23 (IST)

    "Hypocritical, because Judea and Samaria are, at worst, disputed territories and, despite all the hype to the contrary, are not, according to international law, illegally occupied." You are missing the point. The trade agreement covers goods MADE in israel, and the Westbank is not Israel - not even by Israeli definition. "it was a backward province illegally occupied by Jordan" Isn't it the Zionist mantra that occupation is applicable only to territory that was formerly part of a sovereign state? So how could Jordan occupy the Westbank?

    from the article: EU court: No customs breaks for Israeli goods from settlements
    First published 01:17 01.11.09 | Last updated 10:44 01.11.09
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