Someone remind Obama of how the US reecognized Israel "within frontiers approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • talknic
    • 20.03.13 | 21:00 (IST)

    Also that the US ratified the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of states "ARTICLE 1 The state as a person of international law should possess the following qualifications: a ) a permanent population; b ) a defined territory"ARTICLE 11 The contracting states definitely establish as the rule of their conduct the precise obligation not to recognize territorial acquisitions or special advantages which have been obtained by force whether this consists in the employment of arms, in threatening diplomatic representations, or in any other effective coercive measure.

    from the article: LIVE BLOG: Barack Obama visits Israel: Day one
    First published 21:41 20.03.13 | Last updated 20:52 20.03.13
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