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  אדר ב 19, 5771 , 25/03/11

Politicians Warn Against PA State

Many countries are poised to recognize a Palestinian state at the UN General Assembly session in September. Opposition in Israel is rising.

Even Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who, as Prime Minister in 1998, once offered Yasser Arafat close to 98% of Judea, Samaria and Gaza for such a state, is concerned. In a speech last week, Barak said he considers this scenario a “political tsunami” against Israel. He even said that this political development will carry a strong element of de-legitimizing the State of Israel.
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