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    • bill
    • 27.09.11 | 10:46 (IDT)

    THe comparison to a Nike ad is a very poor choice of words. I am sure most people would not want to trivialise the conflict and the peace process in this way. He does make a fair point. There is a difference beyween a negotiating position and a pre-condition and he has been unfairly criticised for setting pre-conditions when he is stating a position to take into negotiations. It is one thing too appear strong but Abbas will start to look extreme if he keeps rejecting these open offers to negotiate. Start talking!!

    from the article: Netanyahu: Palestinians making 'terrible mistake' by not resuming peace talks
    First published 08:07 27.09.11 | Last updated 08:07 27.09.11
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