Difference is that PLO claim was announced as official position of Abbas and the PA, while idea that State of Israel claims ownership of whole W. Bank was invented by you - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dr. L. Brnd
    • 01.12.10 | 05:19 (IST)

    And US is in no legal or moral position to denounce any Israeli annexation of any West Bank land because US government failed to denounce the illegal Jordanian annexation of W. Bank and Jerusalem in 1952. Has to treat both the same, right? US Congress has instructed the White House to recognize Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem in a 1994 law. The PLO's recent pronouncement will serve to advance US move of its Israel embassy to Jerusalem since this claim obviously precludes the PA from ever ruling any part of Jerusalem, with racist attitudes like that which would only start another war.

    from the article: U.S. condemns Palestinian claim that Western Wall 'isn't Jewish'
    First published 22:11 30.11.10 | Last updated 22:11 30.11.10
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