Yeah,and so, JB? (#4) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Morris Valentine
    • 17.11.09 | 05:02 (IST)

    'The annexation of occupied territory is illegal ...' O, good, maybe you can convince the Chinese to leave Tibet, or the Russians to leave Kaliningrad, or the Turks to leave Hatay, or the Moroccans to leave Western Sahara, or the (pick one) Indians/Pakistanis to leave Kashmir. For good measure, throw a temper-tantrum at Jordan for occupying the West Bank for nearly 20 years, or Egypt for doing the same to Gaza. The fact is, JB, the West Bank and Gaza never were part of a Palestinian state. It never existed, except on paper at the UN, and then only until the Arabs rejected the Mandate partition plan. You can't claim illegal occupation and annexation of a state which never existed. MV

    from the article: Palestinians under world pressure not to declare state unilaterally
    First published 08:24 16.11.09 | Last updated 08:28 17.11.09
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