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  8/16/2011, Av 16, 5771

Ayalon: Jewish Towns not Obstacle to Peace


Deputy FM Danny Ayalon met with his Hungarian colleague Mr. Zsolt Nemeth today. In a joint press conference Ayalon addressed the Europeans and said that a unilateral PA declaration of state in September will not provide a solution, rather it will keep the PA Arabs stiff in their position while releasing Israel from its commitments and from the process. He urged the Europeans to oppose the declaration to prevent it and avoid escalation to violence.

Ayalon also said that Jerusalem is not a settlement, and that the Jewish towns of Jedea and Samaria are not an obstacle to peace.