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    • T.Flor
    • 16.09.11 | 12:58 (IDT)

    The continuous construction of settlements on the west bank is unacceptable and has done enormous damage to Israels standing in the world. I agree on that. But if even the recognition of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people is too much then what you are saying is that Arabs want it all. Of course, as we all know, the non-acceptance by the Arabs of the Jewish presence in Palestine is the root cause of all the problems in the Middle east: Nevertheless as Palestine is now asking the UN for statehood, the UN gave Israel its statehood in 1947.

    from the article: Israel needs to stop talking and start negotiating
    First published 04:15 16.09.11 | Last updated 04:15 16.09.11
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