You clearly don't understand what the word "preconditions" means - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Corey
    • 27.09.11 | 14:21 (IDT)

    Netanyahu is outlining his initial negotiating positions; these are *not* preconditions. Preconditions are when you tell your negotiating partner, "I will not enter negotiations with you unless you agree to so-and-so beforehand. This is what Abbas is doing. Netanyahu is not saying to Abbas, "You must agree beforehand that Jerusalem will never be divided, otherwise I will not negotiate with you. *That* would be a precondition. Netanyahu is practically begging Abbas to negotiate now, without preconditions!

    from the article: Netanyahu: Palestinians making 'terrible mistake' by not resuming peace talks
    First published 08:07 27.09.11 | Last updated 08:07 27.09.11
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