14th May 1948 .. First line ... Declaration was made on the eve of the end of British occupation under the Mandate. British occupation had to end before the declaration became effective on the 15th May 1948. If the UN recognizes the Palestinian declaration, Israel will be bound to withdraw to Israel's actual sovereign territory. Otherwise ot will be in the same position as Indonesia / East Timor Indonesia was forced to withdraw. UN Peace keepers were put in place.
MK Amir Peretz tells Hatnua Leader Livni he intends to return to Labor Party (Haaretz)
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