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    • peter rouget
    • 06.09.09 | 16:33 (IDT)

    Hamas' claim that a cease fire is only a tactic for a limited time is weirdly echoed by Yishai's comment that the freeze in building is only a strategic ploy. Same kind of duplicity.Welcome to the middle east, where a word is not a word. So long as both sides proceed in this fashion there can and will be no meaningful negotiations or peace. New building encroaches on the future Palestinian state. Palestinian denial of recognition of Israel denies a reciprocal agreement too. Both sides are wrong, yet again.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israel to reach deal with U.S. on settlements this week
    First published 11:04 06.09.09 | Last updated 22:33 06.09.09
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