Construction plans: It's not a question of how new they are. it's a question of how appropriate they are. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 16.10.10 | 23:20 (IST)

    If there is to be peace, both sides will have to make sacrifices. The first sacrifice Israel will have to make is suspending settlement construction, including east Jerusalem. The Palestinians will have their share of sacrifices as the process goes forward. As America and the world see that Israel is unwilling to make this relatively easy sacrifice, it is reasonable that they question Israels committment to peace. of course, in reality, Israel has no committment to peace. Quite the opposite. It is important that they APPEAR to have a committment to peace, and this, they are not doing.

    from the article: PM's office: Construction plans in East Jerusalem are nothing new
    First published 20:13 16.10.10 | Last updated 20:13 16.10.10
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