Foreign Ministry: Jewish link to Judea and Samaria centuries old

The new Foreign Ministry document declaring Israel’s settlements legal under international law states that the Jewish connection to Judea and Samaria — the Hebrew term for the West Bank — dates back thousands of years, Channel 2 says.

The document also calls Israel’s 2005 withdrawal from the Gaza Strip a unilateral political step that was not implemented out of any legal obligation.

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