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  אלול 8, 5774 , 03/09/14

Efrat Mayor: Annexation is New False Accusation Against Israel

"Despite the fact that Israel didn't do any annexation, despite the fact no legal change has happened, despite the fact that Israel has only decided to redeclare state that had already been declared state land at the time of the Turks, people are starting to accuse Israel of 'annexation,'" Ravivi explained. "That needs to be put to a stop right now before it gets to be used like the term 'occupied territories."

Roughly 4,000 dunams (988 acres) of land, mostly in and near Gush Etzion (where Efrat is located) were declared 'state land' Sunday, in a move linked to Operation Brother's Keeper to crack down on terror in Judea and Samaria in June.

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