The annexation of the Old City of Jerusalem and 27 Palestinian villages in its vicinity to the State of Israel, in late June 1967, was masked as routine administrative measures, in a bid to deflect international opposition to the annexation of occupied territory by the occupying power.

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Document 1:

"Municipal Fusion"

26 June, 1967

Document 2:

“For the purpose of masking the real intention”

26 June, 1967