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    • 29.11.09 | 22:19 (IST)

    Sometimes I wonder if the PM isn't delusional. It's he who has set the major pre-condition that ultimately will block a peace that results in a Palestinian state: the refusal to admit any legitimacy to Palestinian claims to E. Jerusalem as a future capital. He bemoans the Palestinian ulitmate support of the Goldstone report conveniently forgetting that Obama had convinced them not to support its moving forward. His actions immediatly after the helpful steps by Abbas and Obama, led the Palestinians to reverse their position. The encouragement of more Israeli settlement in the west bank will make any 2 state solution that much harder to implement--such settlement expansion, natural growth or whatever you call it, will prevent the implementation of a final agreement. What Israeli government will have the power to insist that these settlers returned to the defined borders of Israel?

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israel wants peace, but Palestinians don't seem ready
    First published 19:40 29.11.09 | Last updated 21:53 29.11.09
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