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    • Samsoul
    • 07.10.11 | 13:18 (IST)

    I appreciate your courage. However why is it always the palestinians - the weak side - that should convince israelis ? why should israelis need to be convinced or reassured ? no israeli has ever tried to stop settlements or extreme right parties to make their way. Don't you think the palestinians need more security and guarantees than anybody else ? don't you think they're the ones who lost everything in this conflict. Why would Abbas go to the Knesset and say something which is not true on the ground ? more than 20% of israelis are not even jewish ! palesitinians already recongnized the State of israel. This happened in 88 and later in Oslo. Has ANY israeli declared such thing in front of an arab audience ? the answer is no. You're asking too much, as always. If israelis have issues with their identity, why should palestinians be their doctor ?

    from the article: Open letter to Mahmoud Abbas for Yom Kippur
    First published 12:56 07.10.11 | Last updated 12:56 07.10.11
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