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    • Ben Alofs
    • 13.06.13 | 17:16 (IDT)

    Abbas has learned, maybe you have not, Carlo. Look at the Oslo Accords. The interim solution with the creation of Areas A, B and C was meant to be temporary until the Palestinians could take over control of most of the Occupied Territories after final status negotiations. Israel has proven how dishonest it is by surrounding the small Palestinian islands of Area A and creating a system in which it tightly controls Palestinian movement in Areas B and C. It has now started ethnically cleansing Palestinians from Area C. During the Oslo Accord period the number of colonists moving into occupied territory illegally has been unprecedented as has been the building of colonies. The Oslo Sham just shows how right Abbas is to demand negotiations about borders first. No more interim "solutions", Mr Strenger! And no negotiations, while Israel continues to create facts on the grounds.

    from the article: An open letter to Mahmoud Abbas: Save the two-state solution
    First published 13:51 11.06.13 | Last updated 13:51 11.06.13
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