Rejected or not - UN resolutions matter! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Martin
    • 16.07.12 | 01:10 (IDT)

    The partition resolution was a major step towards bringing Israel into existence. The whole point was to split the area in two separate entities. The fact that the Arabs did not agree (kind of understandable if you put yourself in their shoes) does not mean that the whole area (including the part the UN was meaning to give to them) was then going to become Israel. I think without respecting the UN partition resolution and then later the 1967 borders as a basis for negotiations for a proper two-state-solution there is no way out of this mess that allows Israel to remain democratic, primarily Jewish and under the rule of law.

    from the article: Occupation no more
    First published 18:24 10.07.12 | Last updated 18:24 10.07.12
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