Abba Eban rejected Resolution 242. Israel played semantics with the terms "all" and "the " in the Resolution which was laughable as it stated withdrawal from territories occupied in recent conflict,which clearly meant,East Jerusalem,Gaza,West Bank,Sinai and the Golan. It also reminded Israel that acquisition of terrirory by force was inadmissible. Israel could have easily returned to its 1948 borders and then negotiated with Arabs but instead rejected negotiations and withdrawal and that has been how it has been since. Moshe Dayan pointed to the fact the 67 War had been all about acquiring more territory. The Israel legal advisor Theodor Meron also informed the govt at the time that settlements were in clear violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Clinton congratulates Sanders, acknowledges she has to win over younger voters (Reuters)
In the two days I spent in the northeastern state, I found intelligent, dedicated and ideology-driven voters who are also concerned about Israel.23:50 09.02.16 | 0 comments