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    • Avi
    • 12.01.07 | 01:47 (IST)

    #9, Swiss (Dino) - What's unbelievable? Meshal's reputation and views are well known and we don't really expect any change from him. I understand Olmert's response but I admit it's not a very cautious response. Still, Hamas denied that Meshal said such a thing so I think Olmert was right. #3, #14 KM (also a response to #6 Pablo B)- Since there never was a Palestinian state (and to emphasize that there was never a Palestinian government aswell) I assume you mean if we agree to a 2 state solution - we do, it's the current government's policy (NEWSFLASH!) which is why Olmert is 'less extremist'. What's keeping a Palestinian state is the negotiation on the boarders, and Hamas - the current Palestinian government that refuses to accept a 2 state solution, they want Israel destroyed and one Palestinian state to take it's place. It's also customary to reaching a truce before starting negotiations, but like I said they don't want peace. Your other post #20, KM, isn't even worth commenting on.

    from the article: PM dismisses Meshal comments that Israel's existence is a reality
    First published 00:00 11.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 11.01.07
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