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    • 23.07.10 | 17:39 (IDT)

    It would have been best to have an international commission with an Israeli, a Turk, and two neutral/foreign members that Israel and Turkey would agree on. This should have been arranged in negotiations between Israel and Turkey. A majority vote would have meant 3:1, a convincing majority with the two neutrals probably agreeing. Such an arrangement would have improved the relationship between Turkey and Israel, while a strictly Israeli commission can only create more distrust. Unfortunately, Israeli paranoia precluded this from happening. I hope the UN Secretary General pushes for such an arrangement.

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    First published 17:00 23.07.10 | Last updated 19:36 23.07.10
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