well, it's about the future. it's related to RoR. It's related to continued Palestinian demannds. It's about the right of being nation-state of jewish people. but yes, for many people it's meaningless wordplay. But for palestinians it is more. But also, it's a tit-for-tat. That's how negotiations go.
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from the article: Aluf Benn / Who will blink first as peace talks stakes pile ever higher?