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    • Leon
    • 09.12.09 | 06:05 (IST)

    The EU has finally found a semblance of backbone when it relates to the Middle East. Israel has already stated that they will not share Jerusalem, so the notion that negotiation was needed is nonsense. The Palestinians need EU support if there is ever going to be peace. According to the International Criminal Court ruling in 2004, East Jerusalem is "occupied Palestinian territory." Israel is not a signatory to this but most of the world is. If Israel really is a nation based on the rule of law, they should implement this ruling. Israel needs to realize that they can?t simply choose to follow some and ignore others. They are not the US.

    from the article: U.S.: Only Israel, Palestinians should decide Jerusalem's future
    First published 18:36 08.12.09 | Last updated 09:57 09.12.09
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