Abbas interest is Palestine first and not Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • edgar
    • 20.09.10 | 17:45 (IST)

    If Abbas recognize Israel as a Jewish State (Similar to Iran as Ismalist State) is abandoning de facto the right of palestinians displace by the creation of Israel in 1948, something that should discussed and not accepted by fact. Abbas as everyone recognize Israel as a secular state..that is all. And he is right there, because if Israel is a jewish state means that any other believe, race and group are minority without any right at all...that will apply to christians and others. If Abbas can be firm on this he will regain respect and support from his people and this is important. Israel as a secular state is legal and strong. becaming religious will be a problem for himself and the hole region.

    from the article: Abbas: Peace talks won't continue 'a single day' if settlement freeze ends
    First published 16:03 20.09.10 | Last updated 16:03 20.09.10
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