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    • Chardal
    • 07.09.09 | 23:40 (IDT)

    Kees, What exactly do you mean with less support. Whatever Israel does it will generate negative publicity. And frankly, We talk about 500 units in densely populated settlements that will quite probably remain within Israel after the final agreement. Thhis was already the case in the Barak offer of 97% of the WB to Arafat in 2000. And if this will give Nethanyahu the agreement of his coalition for a freese I think it is worthwhile. It would be helpfull by the way if the Arab countries would normalise their relations in order to facilitate the peace process.

    from the article: Palestinians: Israel vow to halt settlements is void
    First published 13:04 07.09.09 | Last updated 22:16 07.09.09
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