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    • Realist
    • 28.01.10 | 14:59 (IST)

    Like Arafat, Abbas is clinging to power after the expiry of the term he was elected for. He has no authority to implement any agreement he might sign so there is no point paying a price for negotiating with him. Abbas will soon be gone but united Jerusalem will always be the capital of the Jewish state of Israel.

    from the article: Abbas: Palestinians will accept only Jerusalem as our capital
    First published 12:23 28.01.10 | Last updated 18:49 28.01.10
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