Johnboy Actually JB the Israeli GOVT was recognized de jure, not - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CJ
    • 16.12.09 | 13:56 (IST)

    the boundaries. The boundaries were declared per UN res 181. Boundaries are set regardless of the Govt, which was at that time a Provisional Government. De Jure recognition was of the elected GOVERMENT http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/History/dejure.html "Arafat`s recognition of Israel in 1993 made the 1967 lines the de facto border of Israel" Not quite. There was no International recognition. Israel is a Sovereign State. An International entity. Res 242 and 338 were between existing Sovereign states. International entities. Not between Israel and Palestine. http://wp.me/pDB7k-hR If Res 242 & 338 are to be used as the starting points for negotiations, Sovereign boundaries must be examined. The Arab states Sovereign boundaries with the Palestinian territories are not in dispute. Only Israel's sovereign boundaries are a consideration between it and the Palestinian territories.

    from the article: U.S. planning to restart Israel-PA talks based on '67 borders
    First published 02:04 16.12.09 | Last updated 13:35 16.12.09
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