The fact that they declined does not mean Israel is entitled to expand its borders - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Wouter
    • 31.07.12 | 17:38 (IDT)

    East Jerusalem was not part of Israel when it declared its borders, and nothing has changed that affects that (remember: the right of conquest was abolished BEFORE Israel got into any wars). That Israel and the Palestinians so far have not been able to agree on a solution to Jerusalem (because they clearly both want it all) does not mean that either side loses their claim.

    from the article: China says Romney comments calling Jerusalem capital of Israel could incite war in Middle East
    First published 12:00 31.07.12 | Last updated 12:00 31.07.12
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