Associates close to Netanyahu and Ya'alon called draft review of Operation Protective Edge 'an unserious report that reeks of politicking.'12:47 06.05.16 | 0 comments
An interim agreement with temporary borders sounds remarkable coming from this Israeli coalition and that's something to be proud of at this moment in time. I'm just wondering about a few key questions: What are the borders they're proposing? Is the interim over by next year 2011 when hopefully a Palestinian state would be established? And of course, PM Netanyahu would agree to discuss the sensitive issue of Jerusalem, as the Road Map stipulates it to be the third item of the principles of the Road Map. In my opinion, the government of Israel is demonstrating good faith towards the peace process by making these pronouncements to the PA and Quartet. Before actual negotiations have even began, this permits the PA to return to the diplomatic track without more excuses. In fact, it would be astonishing if they reject this positive overture.