1947: United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine

1947: The United Nations General Assembly approves a plan for the partition of Palestine.

The resolution recommended the creation of independent Arab and Jewish States and a Special International Regime for the city of Jerusalem.

The Partition Plan, a four-part document attached to the resolution, provided for the termination of the Mandate, the progressive withdrawal of British armed forces and the delineation of boundaries between the two States and Jerusalem.

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