According to international law, East Jerusalem is not "occupied" territory but "disputed" territory - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 08.12.11 | 11:40 (IST)

    There's a world of difference between disputing over territory and occupying it. Moreover, Jerusalem is, by Israeli law, the capital of Israel, and we don't give a hoot what other countries think in this matter. When the US ambassador wants to meet with any Israeli official, he has to make a trip to Jerusalem - East Jerusalem, if the Israeli official's office is located there. The same goes for British, French, Egyptian, Jordanian, Russian and Lower Slobovian ambassadors.

    from the article: Hamas demands Palestinian elections be held in East Jerusalem
    First published 01:11 08.12.11 | Last updated 01:11 08.12.11
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