Fatah found a way to avoid a declaration of a Palestinian state in Sept - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    Fatah never really wanted the UN to declare a Palestinian state - they would have to give up too many of their demands - it was always just a threat. Now, by aligning with Hamas they have given the Western powers an excuse to forestall any declaration at the UN

    from the article: Senior Hamas leader: Interim Palestinian government not able to work on peace with Israel
    First published 02:23 28.04.11 | Last updated 02:23 28.04.11
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