Q: Just which country did this land legally belong to? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 12.04.11 | 15:29 (IDT)

    The answer is easy: it has always belonged to the "Arab state" defined in UNGA Res 181. Neither Jordan's occupation 1948-67 nor Israel's occupation 1967-now changes that one iota. That's why the claim by Bibi that the ONLY way the Pals can have a state is via direct negotiation with him is nonsensical i.e. they certainly need to negotiate with him to END THE OCCUPATION, but they don't need his permission to claim ownership of this land.

    from the article: Settler council: Netanyahu's West Bank pullout plan radiates panic
    First published 13:11 12.04.11 | Last updated 13:11 12.04.11
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