While Israel belligerently occupied these territories in 1967, international law does not recognize the “capture” of territory by armed force. Article 2, section 4 of the UN Charter provides no avenue for a country to violate or infringe on the territorial integrity of another country. Specifically, the UN Charter states that “all Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state.”
Failure to specify that East Jerusalem and the West Bank are occupied territories under international law
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