That's NOT a concession, Abbas - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 25.11.09 | 04:26 (IST)

    "He anticipated, however, that the Palestinians will not make any more concessions than they have already made." They haven't made any. "We accepted to have only 22 per cent of Palestine, and that is the biggest concession. And we also accepted that Israel had 78 per cent. So, what kind of concessions are they expecting from us?" he said." Jordan is 78% of Palestine, Jew-free. The Arabs tried to kick the Jews out of the rest. Jews are willing to make a concession of a small percentage (about 3-5%) of the West Bank so that the Palestinians get 100% of their Jew-free land. Demanding 100% of the territories is not a concession by any stretch of the imagination. What grants the Palestinians the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem? They attacked the Jews, lost, kicked the Jews out of the territories they won, and act as though they are making concessions? What a laughable dunce. If he wants to be realistic, drop the demand for 100% of the territories.

    from the article: Abbas: Obama is 'doing nothing' for Middle East peace
    First published 22:10 24.11.09 | Last updated 22:10 24.11.09
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