# 144 Chris Linthwaite - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Manuel
    • 01.12.09 | 20:20 (IST)

    3.) Jerusalem (all of the city) has a solid Jewish majority already since the year 1900 !! - long before the big waves of `Zionist immigration`took place. Chris, you keep confusing international law with your own political opinion. That is excusable, since you are not the only one confusing the `law`with politics. But as a matter of fact, the territory indeed is disputed (according to international law and not `occupied`, especially when it comes to Jerusalem. Even if the majority of today's world says otherwise - maybe you take a closer look. Having said that, I would like to emphasize that disputed territory is neither Israeli nor Palestinian Territory until solved in negotiations. Even the coming European resolution doesn't change that. And I am pretty sure that the final wording will be accordingly much more careful then the draft discussed here! At least Germany will work toward a more reasonable wording. Best wishes

    from the article: Livni to Sweden: Ditch EU plan on dividing Jerusalem
    First published 02:32 01.12.09 | Last updated 13:56 19.12.09
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