Abbas never did like the idea of unilateral declaration, and up till about a year ago - give or take a few months - he was dismissing any talk of it... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Giggles
    • 13.06.11 | 07:21 (IDT)

    But it seems that Netanyahu's intrangience and refusal to discuss core issues during the short time they were negotiating changed his mind completely! I believe what he's saying is true - but I also believe that he's pragmatic enough to know that it's NOT going to happen with Bibi...and considering the right wing power brokers in Israel, probably not with anyone else either. He has come to recognize that the ONLY real option left is the UN, because Israel is never going to change! And Netanyahu? He has yet to figure out that the international community has ALSO come to recognize this!

    from the article: Abbas says prefers talks with Israel over UN vote on Palestinian state
    First published 03:56 13.06.11 | Last updated 03:56 13.06.11
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