Skip to comments.Abbas: We Won't Recognize Israel as a Jewish State
Posted on 02/12/2012 5:12:45 PM PST by Nachum
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday that the PA will not meet Israels demand that it recognize Israel as the Jewish State, Kol Yisrael radio reported.
According to the report, Abbas explained this statement using the reasoning that once that the PA agrees to this requirement, there would be no value to the million and a half PA Arabs living in Israel, and no refugee would be allowed to come back to Israel, in keeping with the PA demand that Israel allow millions of Arab refugees to return to their old homes in Israeli cities as part of a future agreement.
Abbas made the comments during a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo, the report said, and added that Israel still refuses to stop building in Judea and Samaria. He said that one day PA Arabs will wake up and find a Jewish settlement in the heart of the PLOs Muqata headquarters in Ramallah.
He said that the PA leadership intends to send a letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and emphasize that it will resume peace talks with Israel only if it stops building Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria, accepts the principle of two states along the 1949 armistice lines (the so-called 1967 borders), and release prisoners, especially those who were imprisoned before the second intifada began in 2000. Abbas stressed that the PA will await Netanyahus response and added that if its demands are rejected it will once again turn to the UN to pursue a unilateral statehood bid.
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Abbas stressed that the PA will await Netanyahus response and added that if its demands are rejected it will once again turn to the UN to pursue a unilateral statehood bid.
The proper Israeli response would be to increase the amount of settlement activity by 10X.
How about we don’t recognize Palestine as a state as well...works for me..
Dear Abbas.... No P/A either...
That’s the price of starting a war and losing ... you don’t get to choose the terms ... you get to accept them.
Abbas needs to be reminded that if it were not for his corrupt terroristic predecessor Arafatrat, that all of those ‘Palestinians’ could have been living in their own state right now, but Arafatrat rejected the deal. End of story.
Too bad for the muzzies, sucks to be a pali.
So they regard Israel the same way they do personal hygiene?
Dude, not the same thing. Not even close.
I imagine the whole of Israel would be quite pleased if these dhimwits couldn't find them even with a map.
That’s OK! We won’t recognize their “state” until they recognize Israel.
Thank you, Chairman Abbas. Now Israel should immediately announce an end to all “peace” talks, annex Judea and Samaria, remove control of the Temple Mount from the Wakf, and begin brick by brick relocation of the Dome of the Rock to Jordan.
See that girl, watch that scene, diggin’ the Dancing Queen.
Hey Rocky! Watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat! Again? Ping.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
And we’re going to send them $700,000,000 this year.
Abbas and his family are lucky to still be alive, he’s so hated (except by our own dictator BHO). How I pray for Newt to be in charge - it’d really be something to see our embassy in Jerusalem!