Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Ya’alon: No Negotiations with this PA Leadership
Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/9/11 | Elad Benari

Posted on 10/01/2011 5:46:25 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

Israel’s Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Strategic Affairs, Moshe Ya’alon, gave a special interview to Arutz Sheva on Wednesday for Rosh Hashanah. During the interview Ya’alon summed up last week’s events in the United Nations and said that Israel should not conduct negotiations with the Palestinian Authority as long as its current leadership remains the same.

Arutz Sheva: One can summarize the events at the UN and say that you are quite satisfied with Netanyahu’s speech.

Ya’alon: We’re satisfied not just with Netanyahu’s speech but also by the Palestinians’ failure to make their unilateral move. The Palestinians have been consistently avoiding negotiations since the dawn of Zionism. It was seen in Arafat’s response to Barak’s offer in 2000, it was seen when Abbas avoided Olmert’s offer in 2008, and now Abbas is avoiding negotiations by going to the United Nations unilaterally. We are also satisfied by the fact that all these threats and scenarios of a tsunami, international isolation and an intifada did not come true, and the move appears to be a failure.

.....

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: abbas; bibi; mosheyaalon; nonegotiations; yaalon
Nice to know after three days of Internet silence due to holiday that WW III is still the same distance away. Not far, but not here yet.
1 posted on 10/01/2011 5:46:32 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson