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    • CJ
    • 21.04.10 | 10:53 (IDT)

    that way since at least 1945. When the war is over, Sovereign territory is withdrawn from. (Egypt Jordan). If it's non-state territory, it can be occupied and/or bilaterally annexed. "Cj if one can`t annex land won in war..How can the city have been divided through a war waged by Arabs?" War is waged by the party starting the war. If it's a preemptive war, the preemptor wages it. Jerusalem was divided by Jewish forces in 1948. "Furthermore how can the country that penned the opening preamble to unscr 242 also be the one to recognize the annexation nthay causes the split?" Which country recognizes the annexation of East Jerusalem? Res 242 was between STATES. Read it carefully. "Especially when the armistice clearly state. That these are armistices not political boundaries" Armistice lines are where the parties stop fighting and what they control at the time. No more, no less. Sometimes they follow acknowledged and recognized boundaries. Sometimes they don't.

    from the article: Lieberman: Jerusalem is our eternal capital, it will never be divided
    First published 18:56 20.04.10 | Last updated 14:36 25.04.10
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