But What About the West Bank Settlements? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tim Upham
    • 14.03.12 | 20:42 (IST)

    He is looking at reality in that Palestine needs to be a contiguous entity. But what about the real obstacle to that, which is the West Bank settlements. Because Israel will have to make a decision about whether to return the settlers to the pre-1967 borders, or let them stay and become citizens of Palestine. But the West Bank just cannot remain a patch quilt of an Israeli settlement here, and a Palestinian village over the hill. So a decision needs to be made soon. For it is like what President Peres said "Peace with the Palestinians is urgent." So that urgency needs to be addressed.

    from the article: Bridging the gap between the West Bank and Gaza with a dream
    First published 02:02 13.03.12 | Last updated 02:02 13.03.12
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