#92 Really Ron? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tim R
    • 23.11.09 | 21:00 (IST)

    "The myth is that Abbas rejected the offer. The fact is Abbas did not turn Olmert down. In fact, Abbas said with that offer (93% of West Bank and Gaza) "we can have peace in 2 days." (Ron) Then how do you explain the fact that Abbas is demanding Israel's return to the pre 1967 armistice lines? http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1127449.html "We cannot go to negotiations without a framework. And we say the framework is UN resolutions, meaning a return to the 1967 borders," Abbas said, referring to Israel's borders on the eve of the Six-Day War"(Abbas) Just for your information, at it's narrowest point (where Israel's population centre is), the 1967 borders are 15 km wide. A return to such borders would be national suicide ...

    from the article: Response / Henry Siegman on Burston and 'Israel's pathology'
    First published 15:19 09.11.09 | Last updated 19:56 15.11.09
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