Doesn't harm peace talks at all - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 01.12.09 | 14:38 (IST)

    There are no peace talks to harm. It'll focus minds, this EU step, whether it comes to fruition or not. And minds need to be focused because they are straying all over the place. Enforcers of the "suspension of settlement expansion" (it's not called a freeze in Hebrew) were unable to do their jobs properly today because their inspectors are being "chased away" from the places that are infringing that suspension. When the suspension was announced and the official instruction delivered, the head of the Yesha Council tore it up without reading it. The smallest gesture Netanyahu could get away with making to the Palestinians looks like it might be more than he's likely to manage, never mind Jerusalem or - what did they say? Peace talks? What peace talks?

    from the article: Livni to Sweden: Ditch EU plan on dividing Jerusalem
    First published 02:32 01.12.09 | Last updated 13:56 19.12.09
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