Israel extended the city boundary of Jerusalem in 1967 to take in outlying areas like Gilo. The problems are legal ones: * Israel only has the status of a military occupier in law. That means it cannot alter boundaries without the agreement of the civil authority, which it did not have. Gilo remains in Bethlehem in law, NOT a part of Jerusalem. * An occupying army cannot acquire land by conquest, so it cannot legally seize the Gilo area and say now it's ours.. * Nor can an occupying power annex occupied land, that too is expressly forbidden in international law. * Nor can it settle its own people on occupied land, which is why all 160 settlements are illegal in the eyes of the UN and every international court. So Israel is permitting the building of homes on land it doesn't and can never own and settling its own people on that illegally-held land. You should read the UN Charter and GC4, it's all laid out clearly and is not open to doubt or debate - it's the law.
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