Lieberman 311 AP.
(photo credit: AP)
a Thursday meeting with the Italian foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman
proposed that a delegation of European foreign ministers visit Gaza.RELATED:
offer represents a significant change in Israeli policy, which until
now was to isolate Gaza. Lieberman proposed that the Italian Foreign
Minister, Franco Frattini, head the delegation.
and Netanyahu in spat
blueprint for a resolution
large European visit to Gaza could help reduce the pressure on Israel
following the Gaza flotilla raid fiasco and let them see for themselves
just how bad conditions in Gaza are.
latest proposal represents a significant change of direction for the
FM. He has also just published
his proposed peace plan and is under pressure from Netanyahu to
produce some movement towards peace.
The Labor party is
threatening to leave the coalition if no progress is made, and Netanyahu
may be considering replacing Lieberman's party with Kadima, who are
likely to be more acceptable to Labor, and more favorable to a
negotiated solution with the Palestinians.