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    • Robert Costa
    • 04.02.14 | 11:49 (IST)

    In France there is a distinguished line between State and Religious affairs, called LAICITÈ, one of the merits of the French Revolution. Israel and Palestine should adopt his policy as well, and rule out clashes on religious basis. I don't see a reason why Palestine should recognize a Jewish state. What the hell do they have to intervene in domestic affairs of another sovreign state?

    from the article: Netanyahu: Abbas' refusal to recognize Israel as Jewish state is 'absurd'
    First published 16:27 03.02.14 | Last updated 16:27 03.02.14
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