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    • Coen Beeker
    • 24.01.13 | 18:55 (IST)

    Palestine and Israel are both members of the United Nations family. The political leaders of PLO and Hamas are still divided. The new government of Israel could stop or support new Jewish settlements in Palestine. The only road to PEACE seems to be the creation of a federal state Palestine - Israel, PALISRA, respecting the borders agreed by the UN Security Council in 1967. Compare this option with Belgium, two states with a different language in one country and Bruxelles as capital of Flanders and Wallonia. Peace for all Palestinians and Israeli has the highest priority in this option. Stop the wall, liberation of all political prisoners, financial compensation for Palestinian farmers and freedom to all inhabitants to settle and travel in this federal state are important issues to negotiate.

    from the article: After Israeli elections, Palestinians bracing for illusion of change
    First published 21:02 24.01.13 | Last updated 21:02 24.01.13
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