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    • graczek
    • 02.12.09 | 00:32 (IST)

    Jewish sovereignty over any part of Jerusalem whatsoever is illegitimate. According to the terms of the (regrettable) Palestine Partition Resolution of the UN (Res. 181), Jerusalem was to be an international city under UN control, mainly Muslim and Christian, with perhaps a small Jewish presence to be allowed to tend their holy sites there. No one in the world recognizes Jerusalem as an "Israeli" or Jewish capital; if a zionist entity must be allowed to exist at all, its logical capital would be Tel Aviv.

    from the article: Haaretz Exclusive: EU draft document on division of Jerusalem
    First published 15:51 01.12.09 | Last updated 03:02 02.12.09
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