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Jordanian Annexation of the West Bank (1950)

A resolution adopted by the Jordanian Parliament on 24 April 1950, by which it approved the annexation of the West Bank, occupied by Jordan during the 1948 War, with its borders determined by the 1949 Israel-Jordan Armistice Agreement. The resolution was made in light of the "national, physical [and] geographical unity" of both banks of the Jordan River, and without prejudice to a political settlement in Palestine. The annexation was only recognized by Britain, Iraq and Pakistan. The West Bank was taken over by Israel during the 1967 Six Day War, and Jordan formally waived its claim over the territory in 1988, referencing the 1950 resolution.