Sorry my friend, but the 1967 borders are null and void - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • C. Bendavid
    • 06.12.13 | 23:54 (IST)

    Up until 1949 - before the 4th Geneva Convetions - it was legal for a state that was attacked by its neighbor to expand its borders in order to acquire more secure borders. Thus, Israel had the right to expand its borders after its neighbors failed to respect the 1947 partition plan. This is why the UN accepted to admit Israel as a member state within its new borders. It is true however, that since 1949, it has become ieelgal for a state to do this. This is why Israel needs to relinquish all the territories conquered during the Six Day War,

    from the article: 1967: A starting point to peace
    First published 09:54 06.12.13 | Last updated 09:54 06.12.13
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