This is a negotiation. So, what is Abbas offering in exchange for Israel extending the settlement freeze? Here’s an idea: acknowledgement of the principle of two states for two peoples as enunciated in UN Resolution 181 of 29 November 1947. Specifically, the goal of the negotiations is the creation of ““Independent Arab and Jewish States” as explicitly called for in UN Resolution 181.
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from the article: ANALYSIS / The settlement freeze only hindered negotiations