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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Ambassador Dore Gold: Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and the issue of the 1967 border

Ambassador Dore Gold remarks on the constant discussion of returning to the "1967 borders," and what exactly those borders were.

According to reliable reports, the Palestinian Authority leader, Mahmoud Abbas, is insisting that the only basis for any future political arrangements with Israel is "the 1967 borders."

Indeed, he has made this a precondition for negotiations with Israel. And he is not the only one today talking about the 1967 lines. President Carter's, national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, co-authored with former Rep. Stephen Solarz, D-NY, an April 11 article in The Washington Post calling for a territorial solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict "based on the 1967 borders." Brzezinski had recently been invited to discuss the Middle East with the President Obama's National Security Adviser Jim Jones.

Read more at the Washington Examiner

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