A whiff of hypocrisy in the air - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Morris Valentine
    • 13.09.09 | 04:51 (IDT)

    'Due to the Palestinians' reservations over establishing a state with temporary borders, as was proposed during the second stage of the road map, this step will probably be defined as "early recognition" of Palestine.' Israel has been living with armistice lines instead of borders, and little or no recognition from its neighbours, for over 60 years. To say I'm unsympathetic to the Palestinian's 'reservations' is a gross understatement. They could have had their state years upon years ago; instead they continue banging on about their distaste for 'temporary borders' and the fact they can't take over the Kotel and the rest of Jerusalem, and their fictional refugee's 'right of return'. I wish the Palestinians well: I want them to get their own state and then SHUT UP! MV

    from the article: EU sources: Terms set for renewal of Israel-PA talks
    First published 01:31 13.09.09 | Last updated 10:41 13.09.09
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