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    • Abu Firas Al Qudsi
    • 29.01.10 | 09:51 (IST)

    It seems with the exception of the current Israeli government, everyone knows what is needed. A full freeze on the building of illegal Jewish settlements including settlement in East Jerusalem is what will jump start the process. Its pretty straight forward really. If Israel is interested in a peaceful end to the conflict then it will have to stop building more settlements and start vacating existing ones. Is it that difficult for the Israelis to understand logic?. Building settlements does not suggest Israel is interested in anything but land grab and continuing with its occupation. As for lifting restrictions on movement and releasing prisoners, well there shouldn't be any restrictions on the movement of Palestinian people as for the prisoners, most of those who are languishing in Israeli detention centers should not have been arrested in the first place. There are over 11000 People waiting to be freed.

    from the article: Netanyahu to U.S.: I'll free Fatah prisoners to boost Abbas
    First published 02:15 29.01.10 | Last updated 03:40 29.01.10
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