Abbas can't launch peace talks, because he'll be asked to: - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Eitan
    • 10.11.09 | 07:08 (IST)

    1) Accept Israel's right to be, to exist as the nation-state of the Jewish people, based on the principles enshrined by the League of Nations, the United Nations to establish a "Jewish state" and the universally accepted right of all peoples to national self-determination and independence, including the Jewish people. 2) Accept a peace agreement as the "end of the conflict". When the Charter/Platform of Fatah calls for the "liberation" of "Palestine", i.e. from the River to the Sea, of the Zionist entity, by all means necessary, how could Abbas reconcile this it with accepting Jewish Israel to continue to exist...??

    from the article: Netanyahu: Abbas, let's relaunch peace talks now
    First published 14:25 10.11.09 | Last updated 11:37 25.11.09
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