Skip to comments.Saudi FM: Terrorists cannot be disarmed
Posted on 09/24/2005 5:59:07 AM PDT by Esther Ruth
Saturday, September 24, 2005 15:53 IST JNW HEADLINE NEWS
Saudi FM: Terrorists cannot be disarmed By Ryan Jones
September 23rd, 2005
Israel's withdrawal from Gaza and northern Samaria does not give it the right to unreasonably demand that the Palestinian Authority eliminate the threat of anti-Jewish terrorism, according to Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.
Speaking to the Associated Press Thursday, Saud said that amid Israel's disengagement from Gaza, it appeared Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was transforming from a general who wants to conquer territory to a peacemaker.
However, he said the fact Sharon immediately turned around and demanded reciprocity from the Palestinians proved Israel's desire for peace was not genuine.
Sharon does something and then immediately goes to the United Nations and makes a speech saying, 'I am not going to do this, I am not going to do that,' Saud said, referring to the Israeli's insistence he would make no more concessions before the PA finally honored its commitments.
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But according to Saud, the PA is not capable of fulfilling its obligation to dismantle terror groups because of IDF military action against it over the past four years resulting from its role in the Al Aqsa Intifada.
And Sharon knows this, the foreign minister insisted.
For his part, PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas has indicated he would never, even if he had the capability, disarm his terrorist brothers by force.
With regard to dealing with the Palestinian organizations, this is our affair, Abbas told reporters in Gaza Wednesday. We know more and are more capable than others in dealing with our brothers.
Abbas maintains there will be no disarming of the terror groups, but rather dialog with them.
Hamas and other groups insist they will not voluntarily lay down their weapons or stop killing Jews.
About 20 MOABs dropped along the center line of Gaza would fix the problem.
I know, I know. It was just wishful thinking.
Disarmed, no. Killed, yes.
I think the Jews have been pushed far enough. The Palestinians are too stupid to realise this. They now have new Greenhouses and a chance for a peaceful life, but they will screw up this chance also. I believe when the Jews have enough they will go back to Gaza and when they go back they wont be taking prisoners.
Didn't they dismantle the greenhouses? Something about not keeping anything from the Joooooooooooos?