"... The 'Peace & Security' chapter of the 1999 Likud Party platform rejects a Palestinian state. "The Government of Israel flatly rejects the establishment of a Palestinian Arab state west of the Jordan river. The Palestinians can run their lives freely in the framework of self-rule, but not as an independent and sovereign state. ..."
Defense Ministry says had no knowledge of alleged improper defense deals by Gal Hirsch (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu: Palestinian statehood bid at UN bound to fail