Lebanon is afraid/unable to talk with Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David G
    • 15.02.10 | 23:11 (IST)

    Lebanon is the only state neighboring Israel which has refused time and time again to bilateral negotiations. In fact it has refused any form of negotiations direct- or indirect stating ?it will be the last Arab state to make peace.? This is after calls time again from several Israeli administrations to start any kind of negotiation to resolve conflicts, I have yet to hear a positive reaction on the Lebanese side. This leads me to one of two conclusions, Lebanon is an angry warmongering state that only wants to see the destruction of its enemies. A scenario I find unlikely. Or two, Lebanon is unable to execute independent foreign relations because outside forces have a overpowering and vested interest in not allowing Lebanon to conduct its own negotiations. One must feel sorry for a state in such a situation.

    from the article: Lebanon urges France: Help prevent Israel from attacking us
    First published 18:47 15.02.10 | Last updated 19:15 15.02.10
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