The status of Jerusalem is one of the main legal issues in the debate on Israel and its relationship to the Palestinian Arabs. The speech of the American President, Donald Trump, and the fierce reactions it provoked, as well as the recent resolutions of the UN General Assembly (GA) illustrate this. In order to address misunderstandings and the sometimes malicious distortions of the position of Jerusalem, the authors discuss the legal aspects of the status of Jerusalem in a historical perspective.
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