It all of a sudden dawned on the FM that a Palestinian state can be declared without the exixtence of permanent borders. The best and prime example is Israel which to date has no permanent or recognizable borders, and by its own choice. The contention that permanent borders have to be agreed upon before the Palestinian state is declared has been all along a ruse to prevent its establishment. It is the U.S which talked Arafat and Abbas out of declaring its independence. Such a declaration will set the process in motion swiftly. It is about time.
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from the article: French FM: Dubai killing proves need for a Palestinian state