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    • An Israeli
    • 29.11.12 | 08:19 (IST)

    If the Palestinians are asking to be recognized as a member state within the 1967 borders, it means, defacto, that they are recognizing Israel as a state outside those borders. This is something we should all be very happy about. (If, for example, a people has it's own state, it can not very well demand that another state absorb it's 'refugees'. The right move for Israel now is to try to get a bill passed recognizing the international status of the old city of Jerusalem, as in the original partition resolution.

    from the article: With Palestinians near certain to win UN recognition, Israel increasingly isolated
    First published 04:54 29.11.12 | Last updated 04:54 29.11.12
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