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  9/4/2014, Elul 9, 5774

NGO Calls NYT Bluff on 'Annexation of Occupied Land'


The legality of Israel's declaring about 4,000 dunams (close to 1,000 acres) of land as "state land" in Gush Etzion is undisputed, rights group Regavim noted Thursday - despite the actions of leftist groups, the media, and the international community to defame Israel as "annexing" land claimed to be "occupied territory." 

Sunday's announcement sparked widespread condemnation from Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbasthe US, and the European Union (EU). 

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