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    • Avi Yerushalmi
    • 07.09.09 | 23:25 (IDT)

    I never said anything about annexing all of Judea and Samaria. I said that "We have the right to declare where our borders are, and Ehud Barak has done so today." Look at where he is building and where he isn't building. Likewise look at what the radical 'right ' is saying about this construction. I might add that in 1967, the Palestinians were not part diplomatic equation, because they were not yet part of the diplomatic game. The West bankers were Jordanians, and we have a peace treaty with Jordan. Oslo speaks about a 'Palestinian entity' and nothing more. This came about because Jordan relinquished claim to the West Bank in 1988, and the inhabitants had no choice but to define themselves as 'Palestinians' In 1993,Rabin said that the Oslo acords left open the possibility of Palistinian autonomy. Today there is 'on the table' a 'two state solution'. We call the the shots as to what wil be the nature of the Palestinian state, based on the results of the 1967 war.

    from the article: Palestinians: Israel vow to halt settlements is void
    First published 13:04 07.09.09 | Last updated 22:16 07.09.09
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