No country can legally annex territory without a referendum conducted amongst the citizens of the territory to be annexed. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • talknic
    • 25.05.11 | 09:54 (IDT)

    If Israel is/was to annex territory, that means it is not already Israeli, therefore the referendum, would not be amongst Israeli citizens illegally in that territory, but Palestinian citizens in territory Israel controls and is illegally flooding with Israeli citizens. Israel cannot, under Customary International Law annex territory without the express consent of the Palestinians. US history shows us that the laws surrounding annexation go as far back as when the US legally annexed Texas, by a referendum amongst Mexican citizens living in Texas. (agreed on the remainder)

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