The US recognized Israel as it asked to be recognized. The US also ratified the Montevideo Convention of the Rights and Duties of States - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • talknic
    • 18.04.13 | 11:21 (IDT)

    “MY DEAR MR. PRESIDENT: I have the honor to notify you that the state of Israel has been proclaimed as an independent republic within frontiers approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations in its Resolution of November 29, 1947" http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/israel/large/documents/newPDF/49.pdf "ARTICLE 1 The state as a person of international law should possess the following qualifications: a ) a permanent population; b ) a defined territory" http://pages.citebite.com/o1y0c4n1i3far 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. http://pages.citebite.com/y1f0t4q1v4son

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