and with the results of the 2013 Israeli elections movement towards political moderation within the Israeli government, a peace agreement with the Palestinians would be more likely to transpire. One has to take the words of the Prime Minister at face value that his government supports a two states resolution provided Israel is guaranteed its security. Since Israel's modern inception 65 years ago, recognition of the Jewish State and the Jewish nation has been the critical dilemma of the conflict, not necessarily the other legitimate grievances. So in the spirit of Israel's 65th Independence Day celebrations, we'll be having falafels tonight for dinner! Chag Sameach!
Turkey to abolish visas for Greek Cypriots as part of EU deal (Reuters)
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