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    • John Venes
    • 01.01.11 | 01:03 (IST)

    With the US failure in the negotiation, the EU should take the initiative of pressuring Israel to freeze settlements. Recognition of Palestine by EU coupled with a threat of sanctions against Israel will be an effective weapon against Israel. The UN and Russia must do their share too in reining Israel and force the latter to comply with international law. Too much blood has been shed in the ME conflict and a stop to this is long overdue.

    from the article: Abbas urges Quartet to draft new peace plan
    First published 22:28 31.12.10 | Last updated 22:28 31.12.10
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