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  • EU backs Jerusalem as shared capital

    12/08/2009 5:01:26 PM PST · by myknowledge · 11 replies · 5,700+ views
    Nine News ^ | December 9, 2009
    European Union foreign ministers agreed on Tuesday that Jerusalem should be the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state, as part of a negotiated settlement, EU diplomats said. The foreign ministers, meeting for a second day of talks in Brussels, adopted a text agreeing that Jerusalem should provide "the future capital of the two states", one diplomat said. The move is bound to anger Israel which has already warned Europe against seeking to foist a solution to the Middle East problem on the parties involved. However, an earlier proposal by the Swedish EU presidency, to explicitly support the...
  • Tens of thousands join Jerusalem Day Parade

    05/18/2004 8:55:28 PM PDT · by yonif · 1 replies · 110+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May. 18, 2004 | ETGAR LEFKOVITS
    Tens of thousands of people thronged the streets of downtown Jerusalem Tuesday evening as the city kicked off Jerusalem Day celebrations with the annual "Salute to Jerusalem" parade, marking 37 years since the reunification of the capital. "I am a simple Jerusalemite having fun," said Hebrew University MA student Miriam Goldstein, adding how "inspiring" it was to see Israelis coming from all over the country to participate in the parade, held in made-to-order weather. Some of the participants peppered their floats with political messages. The banner on the agricultural display from the Gush Katif settlement bloc, whose future is in...