I am not sure Obama urged Abbas to hold off - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Farmer Zach
    • 12.11.12 | 02:47 (IST)

    I think he called and said, What's your price? And if Abbas is clever enough he would have said: I want 300,000 work permits for Palestinians inside the greenline. (2) The right for Palestinian laborers to live within the greenline during the work week. (3) Access for Palestinians to all roads and the Jordan valley. (4) Destruction of the outposts and pulling their denizens to behind the green line. (5) Cessation of all illegal construction. And if Obama said yes to all the above, the Palestinians should withdraw their UN initiative and concentrate instead on infiltrating Israel.

    from the article: Obama urges Abbas to back off UN bid for non-member observer state status
    First published 23:46 11.11.12 | Last updated 23:46 11.11.12
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