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    • Brad
    • 19.10.09 | 03:23 (IST)

    Why do you call the occupation illegal? Jordan abanondoned the West Bank. It did not transfer it to any country and indeed at the time of the abandonment, you know when, without provokation, it attacked Isael along with its allies, there was no Pal entity to transfer anything to. Moreover, Jews had historically been excluded from the West Bank, including by the Jordanians and Pals. I think you confuse politics with international law. In international law, after an abandonment, the first Nation state that establishes control acquires sovereignty.

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