Skip to comments.Ya’alon: No Negotiations with this PA Leadership
Posted on 10/01/2011 5:46:25 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
Israels Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Strategic Affairs, Moshe Yaalon, gave a special interview to Arutz Sheva on Wednesday for Rosh Hashanah. During the interview Yaalon summed up last weeks 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 Netanyahus speech.
Yaalon: Were satisfied not just with Netanyahus 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 Arafats response to Baraks offer in 2000, it was seen when Abbas avoided Olmerts 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.
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