“We believe that the Israelis and Palestinians need to have political engagement. We urge the Palestinians to return to that political dialogue."
COGAT, citing Palestinian statisticians, says the population has reached 5 million; right-wing MKs dispute the “surprising and disconcerting” numbers, saying they’re significantly lower.
Trump has said he would support a two-state solution only if agreed to by both sides.
In any event, it is essential to maintain a constant and varied dialogue with the PLO/ PA and with various groups in Palestinian society.
Pence: My perception was that he [Sisi] was encouraged by that message
For Israel, it was an obvious decision not to take a risk in working with a new group of mediators
A fatal flaw meant that they were doomed to failure.
"The primary obstacle to ending the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is the near century of Palestinian rejectionism of the right of self-determination for the Jewish People”
I’m not comparing the Palestinian population to children, but certainly their leadership is selling their own version of the Santa story to them.
A Palestinian state emerging from the present reality on the West Bank and in Gaza would be a corrupt regime that is hostile to democratic freedoms at home and unreconciled to Israel’s existence.