Merkel echoes my talkbacks, thank you very much - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alterman
    • 07.04.11 | 16:24 (IDT)

    I have posted several comments where I explain that the current tactics of the PA leaders are about to complicate an already complex situation. I´m happy to see that the very intelligent and pragmatic Angela Merkel has arrived at the same conclusion. She wants to promote peace. Hence, she is very sceptical and critical about the "PA September Plan". And I´m sure that she has also been very frank and tough in her conversations with Netanyahu. But he apparently understood that if you want to get somewhere with Merkel, then you have to stick to facts, pragmatism and constructive reasoning. Now - there could be an aftermath of some kind to this meeting - time will tell.

    from the article: Merkel: Unilateral recognition of Palestinian state may not push peace forward
    First published 16:03 07.04.11 | Last updated 16:03 07.04.11
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