The Golan Heights is "de facto" under Israeli control - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 24.03.13 | 18:32 (IST)

    The Golan Heights is under "de facto" Israeli control. That is why UN troops were patrolling the ceasefire line along the eastern edge of the territory until they recently were forced to flee their positions. A ceasefire line has meaning under international law and a breach of the ceasefire by Syrian forces amounts to a breach of Israeli sovereignty.

    from the article: Israel fires retaliatory missile into Syria, wounding two soldiers
    First published 13:47 24.03.13 | Last updated 10:09 24.03.13
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