No international law requires Israel to let a hostile entity refusing to recognize the Jewish State to pass over Israeli territory or fly over it to move its tourists of goods there. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dr. L. Brnd
    • 08.07.11 | 22:03 (IDT)

    They can fly into Amman or Aqaba and take a sweaty bus ride to the Allenby Bridge. Whether Israel lets them in depends on whether Abbas-Hamas and the PLO have been on best behavior the week before. Don't like that? Need to recognize Jewish Israel and negotiate a peace agreement, not run to the IUN for a "state". A PLO airport? - fat chance, not after the Gaza airport was used to smuggle weapons. Besides, getting to it means overflight rights over Israeli airspace, which sovereign Israel is free to veto (answer: see "negotiated peace" above).

    from the article: 65 pro-Palestinian 'fly-in' activists transferred to detention facilities
    First published 20:22 08.07.11 | Last updated 20:22 08.07.11
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