What is the incentive for Netanyahu to negotiate? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • GeneG USA
    • 13.06.11 | 14:46 (IDT)

    Maybe if Abbas got rid of Hamas and its threats of destruction of israel, and thus clearly recognized Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state, stopped putting E. Jerusalem and right of return on the table all the time (both totally unacceptable to Israel) Netanyahu would sit down with him and discuss borders and protection of existing settlements.Right now he has no incentive to engage in fruitless discussion with Abbas. He has more important things to do than kiss Obama's sit zone so he (Obama) can get reelected.

    from the article: Abbas says prefers talks with Israel over UN vote on Palestinian state
    First published 03:56 13.06.11 | Last updated 03:56 13.06.11
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