The prime minister has Knesset support to annex the West Bank settlements, something which he has said he could do as early as July.
It is absolutely beyond the pale for Israel to make any commitment, even conditional, to upgrade the Palestinian Authority into a state.
Let me be clear. This is by far the best peace plan devised thus far.
Legal briefs filed with the ICC on the court's jurisdiction over east Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza have produced split results on the question of Palestinian statehood.
Yamina party leader says however that party will never support establishment of Palestinian state.
Avi Dichter is one of many Likud politicians who have dismissed the idea of a Palestinian state in this election.
“We cannot talk about the peaceful settlement of disputes as a founding principle of the UN and an indicator of its credibility without addressing the Palestinian cause."
Colombia is not the first country in S. America to recognize Palestinian statehood; on the contrary, Colombia is the last country on the continent to recognize Palestinian statehood.
The issue is not just geopolitics, Cohen-Lifshitz said, but also about the state’s recognition that planning for the Bedouin differs from that of other communities.
"The government will cautiously examine its implications and will act according to international law."