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    West Bank Transnational Issues - 2005
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    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      West Bank and Gaza Strip are Israeli-occupied with current status subject to the Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement - permanent status to be determined through further negotiation; Israel continues construction of a "seam line" separation barrier along parts of the Green Line and within the West Bank; Israel announced its intention to pull out settlers and withdraw from four settlements in the northern West Bank in 2005; since 1948, about 350 peacekeepers from the UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), headquartered in Jerusalem, monitor ceasefires, supervise armistice agreements, prevent isolated incidents from escalating, and assist other UN personnel in the region

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      refugees (country of origin): 665,246 (Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA)) (2004)


      NOTE: The information regarding West Bank on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of West Bank Transnational Issues 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about West Bank Transnational Issues 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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