A number of years ago, Shimon Peres did state that Israel (which includes himself) had made the mistake ... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 26.04.13 | 06:10 (IDT)

    after the 1967 Six Days War, of not resolving the conflict with the Arabs, and returning the West Bank territory to Jordan. Perhaps it wouldn't have included the Kotel, but the return of the captured territory would have prevented the escalated conflict over the decades. In fact, it is President Shimon Peres who singlehandedly from decade upon decade, advocated more than any other Israeli poltical veteran, making the necessary compromises for peace with the Palestinians. And for that continual gesture, Peres had been mocked by some members of the political establishment. There's no individual who is perfect in their deeds, but Shimon Peres has numerous times repented on behalf of Israelis who believe in coexistence and reconciliation with our adversaries.

    from the article: A poet and a president
    First published 04:38 26.04.13 | Last updated 04:38 26.04.13
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