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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 17.10.07 | 18:01 (IST)

    Is there a need or real desire for the Arab population to be under Israeli sovereignty? What would Israel do if all the Arab residents of Jerusalem applied for naturalization, tomorrow? For that matter, what if all the Palestinian residents of the cut-off enclaves also applied for naturalization? Is Israel ready to absorb them and grant them equal rights, including the right to buy property ad the right to vote? That is the bottom line if you don`t grant them the sovereignty they want. For those who think they should all move to Jordan - Two Questions What is your incentive plan to get them to pull up stakes and move? Are you willing to use the IDF, like in Gaza?

    from the article: Peres: Government has no intention of dividing Jerusalem
    First published 00:00 17.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.10.07
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