Russians Understand the Adverse Impact on Palestinians - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vladek
    • 04.12.09 | 07:57 (IST)

    The Russians understand that a commitment to "developments on the ground" as the USA proposes simply undermines the potential for a contiguous, viable Palestinian state. "Developments on the ground" is a code phrase which institutionalizes the Jewish settlements as a permanent part of Israel. Palestine needs such support from Russia, the EU, GB and the UN to offset the USA's subtle effort to blindly support Israel at a cost of fragmenting Palestine.

    from the article: U.S. falls short in bid to gain support for Israel's settlement freeze
    First published 00:46 04.12.09 | Last updated 02:53 04.12.09
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