Netanyahu on Paris: “It’s a rigged conference, rigged by the Palestinians, under French auspices, to adopt additional anti-Israel stances”

WASHINGTON POST
In Paris, the world will try one more time to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict
by William Booth
January 12, 2017

But with all the challenges facing the world, the international community has accepted the invitation of French President François Hollande to come together again and urge Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to hammer out a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict. Abbas and his little proto-state of Palestine, with its population split between the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, have muscled their way back onto the world stage for at least one more encore. The Israelis are howling in protest. Just days before he is to be replaced as secretary of state, John F. Kerry will spend his last hours in office in Paris negotiating a consensus document on how Israelis and Palestinians can live as two peoples, side by side, in peace and security. This, even after Kerry spent nine months of his tenure shuttling between Jerusalem, Ramallah and Arab capitals in a failed attempt to strike a final peace accord. READ MORE

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