Actually it does not because Israel declared its own borders in 1948 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johan Odin
    • 19.10.10 | 11:08 (IST)

    If you remember, Israel never claimed the occupied Palestinian territories in its unilateral declaration of statehood, a move which by itself invalidated any and all previous international moves, so Israel has, by its own declaration, no valid claim to any land beyond what was initially recognized by the UN after it declared statehood, which is why its occupation of those lands is deemed illegal by both the UN and the entire International community.

    from the article: Palestinians plan UN resolution calling for settlement evacuation
    First published 00:41 19.10.10 | Last updated 00:41 19.10.10
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