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    • peter
    • 24.09.11 | 18:33 (IDT)

    This request by President Abbas is going to be a very revealing test for the United Nations. Is the request in any way practicable or constructive? Can the West Bank be an independent State alongside Israel while his partners in Gaza are firing missiles into Israel with the objective of annihilation? Of course not. If the U.N. is to be a force for peace and stability, to even consider this transparent trick is to align itself with chaos.

    from the article: Abbas: UN debate on Palestinian statehood bid will take weeks, not months
    First published 17:41 24.09.11 | Last updated 17:41 24.09.11
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