The armistice agreement with Jordan wassigned in Rhodes with the help of UNmediation on April 4, 1949. The agreementstates that this is a necessary step towardsreestablishing peace in the Land of Israel, andemphasizes that in no way is the armistice lineto be interpreted as a political or territorialborder, nor does it constitute interferencewith the rights, claims, or positions of any sidevis-à-vis the final settlement of the question of the Land of Israel. The agreement set theparameters for prisoner exchanges,demilitarized zones, no-man's land, andmonitoring arrangements. In the framework of the agreement, Israel was given land in theSharon and the Irone River areas, andsections of the Beit Shean Valley wereexchanged.
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No man’s landJordanian occupied Area acquired by Jordan Area acquired by Israel
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