It's completely pointless unless the Quartet will guarantee heavy sanctions on either side that defaults on their peace deal plan. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 10.10.11 | 13:52 (IST)

    The Quartet's scheme is completely pointless unless it sanctions either party that does not keep to the Quartet's timetable and sanctions either party that shows insufficient flexibility in achieving a peace deal. Bilateral negotiations with no enforocable timetable and no external supervision of the proposed deal do not stand a snowball in hell's chance of succeeding. All they do is to perpetuate the occupation and allow settlements to expand unhindered.

    from the article: Israel says 'ready for talks on all core issues' with Palestinians
    First published 13:23 10.10.11 | Last updated 13:23 10.10.11
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