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    • Eric
    • 30.12.09 | 15:49 (IST)

    There is no way that the WB is occupied territory for the simple reason that there never ever was a Palestinian State in that area. In the last century there were Turks, Brits and Jordanians - not Palestinians. The Jordanians declared war on Israel in 1967 and lost the war. The land is Israeli land end of story. The arabs turned down peace in 1967 with The 3 big No's and Arafat turned down an offer for more than 90% of the WB in 2000 and started a war that the PA lost as well. If the PA wants to compromise, Israel is willing to talk but Israel will never go bk to 67 borders.

    from the article: Israel approves new building plan for West Bank settlement
    First published 11:35 30.12.09 | Last updated 16:14 30.12.09
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