Why did Jerusalem remain under international control after the 1947 UN partition of Palestine? It served as a home base for UN peacekeepers. It was experiencing a massive refugee crisis that required solving. It is of cultural importance to three of the world’s major religions.
How did the United Nations attempt to resolve conflict between Israel and Palestine in 1947?
In 1947, the UK turned the Palestine problem over to the UN. Read more. After looking at alternatives, the UN proposed terminating the Mandate and partitioning Palestine into two independent States, one Palestinian Arab and the other Jewish, with Jerusalem internationalized (Resolution 181 (II) of 1947).
What status did the UN’s partition plan grant Jerusalem in 1947?
According to the UN partition plan, the area of Jerusalem and Bethlehem was to become an international zone.
Is Israel part of the UN?
Israel and the United Nations
|United Nations membership|
|UNSC seat||Non-permanent, never elected|
|Permanent Representative||Gilad Erdan|
Does UN recognize Palestine?
The State of Palestine has been recognized by 138 of the 193 UN members and since 2012 has had a status of a non-member observer state in the United Nations.
What was the result of the war that broke out in the Middle East in 1947?
Israel gained some territory formerly granted to Palestinian Arabs under the United Nations resolution in 1947. Egypt and Jordan retained control over the Gaza Strip and the West Bank respectively.