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... Jordan was declared independent of the Provisional State of Palestine in 1946

Reader comment on item: Is Jordan Palestine?

Submitted by talknic (Australia), Jul 30, 2011 at 02:13

Only the folk in the region that became Jordan had an automatic right to Jordanian citizenship. Those who lived in what remained of the Provisional State of Palestine did not.

The West Bank as it is now known, was legally annexed at the request of the Palestinians Jordan's annexation was as a trustee only (Session: 12-I Date: May 1950).

Now read the Israeli / Jordanian Peace agreement!! See what Israel AGREED to.

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