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    • Mark Carvalho
    • 10.10.10 | 18:54 (IST)

    With all the peace talks that have come to nothing, the ongoing attacks and acts of terror on Israel by some Palestinian extremists on one hand, and the continuing illegal settlement expansion and the horrible treatment of Palestinians by Israel on the other hand, it was only a matter of time before the world community started to consider more result-oriented solutions such as the actual UN creation of a Palestinian state. The US have been unable to produce any significant results in this respect, and there is no indication that’s about to change. I, along with most fair minded people would like to see Israel live in peace and prosper forever as an independent nation, but I would like the Palestinians to enjoy the same thing. The world is just not prepared to accept that Israel should continue to contribute to the misery of the Palestinians and block their right to freedom and independence, just the way the world is not prepared to accept that a few Palestinian extremists continue to threaten and terrorize Israel. For most people around the world, both Israelis and Palestinians have exactly the same right to happiness, freedom and independence, as well as deciding their own destiny.

    from the article: Report: France 'won't rule out' UN creation of Palestinian state
    First published 16:33 10.10.10 | Last updated 16:33 10.10.10
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