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    • John Swanston
    • 07.08.13 | 00:41 (IDT)

    It is NOT for Israelis, nor the Israeli government to decide the borders of Palestine and Israel. They were decided by UN fiat years ago. For israel to remain in any sense a democratic, international citizen kind of country it MUST accept international law and judgements. Even the Talks in Washington are irrelevant unless they focus on returning to 1947/8 borders. Tragically the US is the last country to be an honest broker to assist in this. However honest and true Mr Indyk might be it is a slap in the face for the Palestinians to have him as chairman, facilitator

    from the article: Poll: Most Israelis oppose withdrawing to 1967 borders
    First published 19:03 06.08.13 | Last updated 18:03 06.08.13
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