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    • Michael N
    • 30.11.07 | 20:55 (IST)

    We have not heard the real reasons for Israel's opposition to a proposed UN resolution which makes the Olmert-Abbas joint declaration an international document to abide by. The hoax that the members of the security council are not friendly to Israel is patently ludicrous. Would such resolution be palatable to Israel if the members were more inclinded towards her. Israel is not about to fulfil the spirit of the agreement and only engage as previously in endless negotiations and grand standing while taking every opportunity to remind the world that it is the Palestinians who are the obstructionists. Israel is loath to have another 181,242,338 and other resolutions to remind the world that they are the ones. The maneuvering space is slowly closing.

    from the article: U.S. withdraws UN Annapolis resolution after Israel objects
    First published 00:00 30.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 30.11.07
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