Israel Conference on Peace: Rivlin’s Hope, Abbas’ Offer, Tibi’s Despair

Herzog: Controlling another people is ruining Israel ■ Israeli Arab MK: We're further than ever from Israeli-Palestinian deal ■ Rivlin: Decision on the future may tear us apart

President Reuven Rivlin at Haaretz's Israel Conference on Peace, June 12, 2017.
President Reuven Rivlin at Haaretz's Israel Conference on Peace, June 12, 2017. Olivier Fitoussi

Haaretz's Israel Conference on Peace took place in Tel Aviv on Monday for the third year, with panels and speeches focusing on the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, the occupation and the two-state solution.

A message from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was broadcast during the conference, in which he called on Israel to end the occupation. Participants included President Reuven Rivlin, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, opposition leader Isaac Herzog, Knesset Member Tzipi Livni and Joint Arab List leader Ayman Odeh.

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