Because it runs against the principle of self determination - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Reuven
    • 29.07.11 | 03:34 (IDT)

    The problem is that people are never consistent in their positions. Sometimes they are for self determination and sometimes for sovereignty. And the decision of which position to adopt it driven by interest and/or ideology. Otherwise how would one explain why Kosovo is right to declare independence, but the Kurds in Turkey, Syria and Iraq are not. Or, as a matter of fact, why is it that 5 million Jews don't have the right to ask for a Jewish state.

    from the article: Norway's ambassador: Palestinian appeal to UN legitimate in lieu of treaty with Israel
    First published 18:58 28.07.11 | Last updated 18:58 28.07.11
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