Separatum

The corpus separatum covered a rather wide area. The Arabs actually wanted to restore the former status as an open city under Arab sovereignty, but eventually supported the corpus separatum. [6] Israel rejected the plan and supported merely a limited international regime. [7] [8] In May 1948, Israel told the Security Council that it regarded Jerusalem outside its territory, [9] but now it claimed sovereignty over Jerusalem except the Holy Places . [ citation needed ]


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