Analysis || Likud ministers finally understood that the stalemate with the Palestinians poses strategic threat to Israel
After cabinet votes to free Palestinian prisoners, most Likud ministers finally comprehended that the impasse in talks threatens the country’s international legitimacy and its ability to thwart moves in the United Nations.
No more than 50 protesters turned up for the demonstration on Sunday in front of the Prime Minister's office, calling on the ministers not to free the 104 Palestinian prisoners held in Israel from the era before the Oslo Accords. The vast majority of demonstrators had crocheted skullcaps, and were identified with the right wing.
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