Israel




the UN Security Council votes against Israeli Settlements - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "the United Nations Security Council adopts a landmark resolution !!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "demanding a halt to all Israeli settlement - in the "occupied" territories !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "when the resolution passes by a 14-0 vote - loud applause is heard !!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "one country is abstaining - in the absence of any meaningful peace process !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "all remaining members of the Security Council - vote in support !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the resolution says Israel’s settlements on Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 - including East Jerusalem !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "have no legal validity !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and demands a halt to all Israeli settlement activities !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this is essential - for salvaging the two-state solution !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and that Israeli settlement - is a "flagrant violation" of international law !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "among those who welcomes the resolution - is UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon !!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the Secretary General takes this opportunity to encourage Israeli and Palestinian leaders - to work with the international community !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to create a conducive environment - for a return to meaningful negotiations !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the vote is a major defeat for Netanyahu !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: "the vote shows the strong support - for the two-state solution !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the resolution is empowering an increasingly tough UN - over Israel !!"

 

 

 

 


 

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  • "the resolution demands that "Israel immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory - including East Jerusalem"  !!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it states that Israeli settlements have "no legal validity" - and are "dangerously imperiling the viability of the two-state solution"  !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EU issues Guidelines on labelling Products from Israeli Settlements - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "the European Union has issued new guidelines for the labelling of products"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "from illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "European diplomats have made it clear the move is designed to put pressure on Israel"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "over its continued settlement building in the occupied territories and the absence of a peace dialogue"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "two years ago, the EU delayed the publication of the guidelines at the request of the US"

 

 

 

 

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  • "which was attempting to mediate a nine-month long peace negotiation process between Israel and the Palestinians"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "when that failed pressure mounted once again for labelling"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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US criticise Netanyahu's divisive Rhetoric - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "the White House has made clear its dismay at Binyamin Netanyahu’s victory in the Israeli elections"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "with a stinging rebuke of the "divisive rhetoric""

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "used by him in the closing stages of the election"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "President Obama has not called Netanyahu, who is now attempting to build a coalition between rightwing parties"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the White House would be forced to re-evaluate its policy on the Middle East peace process"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "after Netanyahu abandoned a prior commitment to an independent Palestinian State"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "he used racist invective against the country’s Arab citizens, and portraying his opponents as traitors"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Netanyahu's Expenses - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "a damning official report into spending by the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "at his official residence in Jerusalem and private seaside home"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "has accused him of excessive and improper use of public funds"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "prepared by Israel’s state comptroller, Yosef Shapira, the government auditor’s report confirms allegations that have been rumbling for several years"

 

 

 

 

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  • "of excessive spending by Netanyahu and his wife, Sara"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and a lack of proper management of the costs in the prime minister’s official home"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "among spending items is a bill to the Israeli state for more than US$ 18,000 for takeaway meals in a single year"

 

 

 

 

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  • "despite the fact that the Netanyahus are provided with a cook and staff at the government’s expense"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the cleaning for Netanyahu’s private home in the upmarket beach resort of Caesarea"

 

 

 

 

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  • "costs the Israeli state US$ 2,120 a month - more than the monthly income of many Israelis"

 

 

 

 

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  • "despite the fact that the Netanyahus spend the majority of their time in Jerusalem"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Netanyahu was also criticised for excessive spending of hairdressing, clothes, water consumption and electrical repairs"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "perhaps most damaging of all is the revelation that employees of the prime minister’s office"

 

 

 

 

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  • "were obliged to pay for Netanyahu’s personal expenses out of their own pockets"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the report concluded: the way in which the budget of the prime minister’s residence was managed"

 

 

 

 

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  • "does not comply with the basic principles of money management, saving and efficiency"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and is to result in a waste of public funds"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Netanyahu: Settlers could live in future Palestinian State - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "the Israeli prime minister Netanyahu has backpedalled from comments"

 

 

 

 

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  • "that Israeli settlers on the West Bank might remain in their homes in a future Palestinian State"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "officials of the prime minister said he will insist that settlers be given"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the free choice of remaining in place and living under Palestinian rule"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "or relocating to areas under Israeli sovereign rule"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Palestinian leaders say individual Jews will be welcome in Palestine, but not the current Israeli settlers"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Netanyahu's Election Ploy - Huffington Post: LINK ¤ HUFFINGTON POST

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  • "the release of bids for the construction of new housing units in West Bank settlements"

 

 

 

 

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  • "is an intentional gambit trying to boost Netanyahu's Likud party ahead of Israeli elections"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Israel published what are known as "tenders" for 450 new homes in the West Bank"

 

 

 

 

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  • "this could hardly be an accident. It could not have taken place without Netanyahu's knowledge and consent"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "600,000 Israeli civilians now live in settlements in the territories Israel seized from Jordan"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Palestinians wants to establish a state in the territories. The international community consider the construction of settlements"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a violation of international law"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and an obstacle to peace"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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why Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians failed - Ynetnews: LINK ¤ YNETNEWS

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  • senior American officials: "there are a lot of reasons for the peace effort's failure"

 

 

 

 

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  • "but people in Israel shouldn't ignore the bitter truth - the primary sabotage came from the settlements"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the Palestinians don't believe that Israel really intends to let them found a state"

 

 

 

 

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  • "when, at the same time, it is building settlements on the territory meant for that state"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we're talking about the announcement of 14,000 housing units, no less"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "US Secretary Kerry thought of the future - he believed, and still does, that if the two sides can't reach an accord"

 

 

 

 

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  • "Israel is going to be in a lot worse shape than it is today"

 

 

 

 

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  • "when Moshe Ya'alon, your defense minister, said that the only thing Kerry wants is to win a Nobel Prize, the insult was great"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we were doing this for you and for the Palestinians"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a lot of people told us - "don't stop. Keep going""

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we told them: "it's in your hands""

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "take responsibility for your own fate !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in the 21st century, the world will not keep tolerating the Israeli occupation"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the occupation threatens Israel's status in the world and threatens Israel as a Jewish state"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "its prosperity depends on the way it is viewed by the international community"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Israel risks becoming an Apartheid State
- the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • the US Secretary of State, John Kerry:

 

 

 

 

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  • "Israel risks becoming an "apartheid state""

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a two-state solution is the only real alternative"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "because a unitary state winds up either being an apartheid state with second-class citizens"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "or it ends up being a state that destroys the capacity of Israel to be a Jewish state"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Obama and Netanyahu clash on Peace with Palestinians - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • President Barack Obama: "a deal is still achievable, so long as Israel is also prepared to give ground"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it is still possible to create two states"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a Jewish state of Israel and a state of Palestine"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in which people are living side by side in peace and security"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "but it requires compromise on all sides"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Israel's time is running out"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the US cannot permanently protect it"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "from punitive European sanctions, if a deal was not reached"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Israeli Settlement Products to be labeled in the EU
- Haaretz: LINK ¤ HAARETZ

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  • "European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton is drafting comprehensive guidelines"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "on labeling settlement products"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a new EU directive prohibits funding, investing in"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "or awarding grants and prizes to entities with activities in the settlements"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the need to properly label produce from the settlements"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is closely linked to the EU's general stance opposing the settlements"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Clinton and Hague reject Decision to build new Settlements
- the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "Netanyahu's decision to approve the construction of 3,000 new homes"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is widely seen as a response to the United Nations vote"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "that recognised a Palestinian bid to be a "non-member observer state""

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "UK Foreign Minister Hague was "extremely concerned" at the plans, including a four-square-mile area just east of Jerusalem"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "that is seen as vital to keeping open a viable land corridor between the city and any future Palestinian State"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "he asked Israel to reverse the decision"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Israeli settlements are illegal under international law"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this would make the two-state solution, with Jerusalem as a shared capital"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "increasingly difficult to achieve"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "they would undermine Israel's international reputation"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and create doubts about its stated commitment to achieving peace"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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- Capital: Jerusalem - [ GoI = Government of Israel ]


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Israeli Government - US cable - 2007: LINK ¤ 07TELAVIV984

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  • "official Israeli statement on the Arab League summit in Riyadh:"

 

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  • "Israel believes in peace, and seeks to establish peaceful and neighborly relations"

 

 

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  • "both with the Palestinian people and with all the states of the region"

 

 

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  • "Israel is sincerely interested in pursuing a dialogue with Arab states"

 

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  • "that desire peace, in order to promote a process of normalization and cooperation"

 

 

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  • "Israel's position with regard to the peace process with the Palestinians"

 

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  • "is founded upon fundamental principles of the existence of two nation-states"

 

 

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  • "with each state addressing the national aspirations of its own people"

 

 

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  • "Israel for the Jewish people"

 

 

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  • "and Palestine for the Palestinian people"

 

 

 

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  • "and with both states coexisting in peace"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Prime Minister Olmert - US cable - 2006: LINK ¤ 06TELAVIV4914

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  • "Prime Minister Olmert said he will meet Palestinian Authority President Abbas soon"

 

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  • "Israel will be forthcoming on movement and access issues"

 

 

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  • "to improve the quality of life for Palestinians"

 

 

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  • "this meeting will send a signal to the international community that something is changing"

 

 

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  • "he also expressed willingness to unfreeze Palestinian tax revenues"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Minister Lieberman - US cable - 2006: LINK ¤ 06TELAVIV4730

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  • "time is not in Israel's favor"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "he will urge Olmert to focus first on ameliorating the economic situation in the West Bank"

 

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  • "by endorsing a large program of infrastructure improvements"

 

 

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  • "he also called for a comprehensive package deal"

 

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  • "including a compromise on Jerusalem"

 

 

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  • "he will advocate the abandonment of all isolated settlements"

 

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  • "a Palestinian state is in Israel's interest"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Winograd Report - US cable - 2008: LINK ¤ 08TELAVIV245

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  • "the public release of the Winograd Report:"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Israel went to war (in Lebanon) without choosing a clear option for achieving its objectives"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and without an exit strategy"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "these lapses constituted serious failures, which affected the whole war"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the prime minister and minister of defense acted out of a perception"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "of what they thought at the time was Israel's interest"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peace Now - US cable - 2006: LINK ¤ 06TELAVIV4579

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  • "Peace Now's report on West Bank settlement construction on Palestinian land"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is a harsh indictment of Israel's settlement enterprise"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Palestinians own 40 percent of the land"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "on which Israeli settlements sit today"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "since 1967, Israeli governments have initiated new settlements"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and permitted the expansion of existing ones on Palestinian-owned land"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "130 settlements were built on Palestinian land"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peace Plan - US cable - 2006: LINK ¤ 06TELAVIV4736

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  • "EU Foreign Mission Chief Javier Solana raised the idea of a Madrid-type conference"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to reinvigorate peace talks"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "but encountered "no interest" on the Israeli side"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Prime Minister Jose Zapatero's announcement of the plan"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "elicited an immediate and sharp response from Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Energy - US cable - 2006: LINK ¤ 06TELAVIV4703

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  • "in an effort to reduce its heavy dependence on imported oil"

 

 

 

 

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  • " 90 percent of which comes from Russia"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Israel is developing a strategy that involves shifting to natural gas and renewable energy"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tourism - US cable - 2006: LINK ¤ 06TELAVIV3503

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  • "the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported that 25.2 per cent fewer tourists"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "visited Israel 2006 than in 2005 (Lebanon crisis)"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Copyright - US cable - 2006: LINK ¤ 06TELAVIV4106

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  • "the Ministry of Justice is the originator and sponsor of the Copyright Bill"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "US industry has voiced concerns over this draft law"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Microsoft Israel has been the most successful"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in lobbying for changes in the Copyright Bill"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "displaying the flexibility in responding to US industry concerns"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Afori, Ministry of Justice: "the US industry wants to make everything a crime"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Prime Minister Netanyahu - US cable - 2008: LINK ¤ 08TELAVIV2617

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  • "Netanyahu assured the US ambassador that he intended"

 

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  • "to continue negotiations with the Palestinians"

 

 

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  • "his strategy would be to avoid discussing final status issues"

 

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  • "and instead focus on an economic peace plan"

 

 

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  • "alongside intensive economic development in the West Bank"

 

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  • "that offer Palestinians tangible and significant improvements to their lives"

 

 

 

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  • "I know how to do this, I can change the dynamic on the ground in a year"

 

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  • "I will lead this effort myself"

 

 

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  • "if President Obama work with me"

 

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  • "we can make real progress"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Obama's Middle East Speech
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the Huffington Post: LINK ¤ the HUFFINGTON POST

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  • "President Barack Obama endorsed a key Palestinian demand for the borders of its future state"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and prodded Israel to accept that it can never have a truly peaceful nation based on "permanent occupation""

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a Palestinian State based on 1967 borders"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "before Israel occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "negotiations should result in two states"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "with permanent Palestinian borders with Israel, Jordan, and Egypt, and permanent Israeli borders with Palestine"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "so that secure and recognized borders are established for both states"

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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European Officials back Obama on 1967 Borders for Palestinian State - Haaretz: LINK ¤ HAARETZ

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  • "the European Union's top foreign policy officials are supporting US President Barack Obama's call"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to use the 1967 borders as the basis for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Obama urged that a Palestinian State be based on 1967 borders, from before the "six day war", in which Israel occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip"

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UN-Resolution gegen Israel - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "die USA haben sich bei der Abstimmung im UN-Sicherheitsrat der Stimme enthalten, und so die Annahme der Resolution ermöglicht"

 

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  • "in der Entschließung wird vor allem ein Stopp des israelischen Siedlungsbaus im Westjordanland gefordert"

 

 

 

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  • "14 der 15 Ratsmitglieder stimmten zu - somit ist die Resolution gültig"

 

 

 

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  • Samantha Power, UN-Botschafterin der USA: "die Resolution nennt die Dinge beim Namen"

 

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  • "man kann nicht den Siedlungsbau in den palästinensischen Gebieten unterstützen und gleichzeitig für eine Zwei-Staaten-Lösung eintreten"

 

 

 

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  • "die internationale Gemeinschaft verurteilt die israelische Siedlungspolitik im Westjordanland seit langem"

 

 

 

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  • "UNO-Generalsekretär Ban Ki-moon begrüßte die Annahme der Resolution, und rief Israelis und Palästinenser auf"

 

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  • "nun wieder "ernsthafte Verhandlungen" zur Beilegung des Nahost-Konflikts aufzunehmen"

 

 

 

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  • der Außenminister Frank-Walter Steinmeier: "der Sicherheitsrat hat noch einmal bestätigt, was schon lange die Position der internationalen Gemeinschaft ist:"

 

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  • "der Siedlungsbau behindert die Möglichkeit eines Friedensprozesses, und gefährdet die Grundlagen der Zwei-Staaten-Lösung"

 

 

 

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  • "es ist nun höchste Zeit, dass Israel endlich mit einer konstruktiven Politik beginnt"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Weißes Haus reagiert kühl - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "US-Präsident Barack Obama hat äußerst reserviert auf den Wahlsieg von Benjamin Netanjahu reagiert"

 

 

 

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  • "Netanjahu hatte kurz vor der Wahl erklärt, dass es in seiner Amtszeit keinen Palästinenserstaat geben werde"

 

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  • "damit war er von seiner 2009 verkündeten Zustimmung zur Zweistaatenlösung öffentlich abgerückt"

 

 

 

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  • Obamas Sprecher Josh Earnest: "der Präsident hält eine Zweistaatenlösung für "den besten Weg zur Lösung" des Nahostkonflikts"

 

 

 

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  • "die USA könnten nun sogar einer Passage einer Resolution des UN-Sicherheitsrats zustimmen"

 

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  • "die die Schaffung zweier Staaten auf der Grundlage der Grenzen von 1967 vorsieht"

 

 

 

 

 


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Israel baut weiter im Westjordanland - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "der israelische Siedlungsbau auf dem Gebiet eines angestrebten Palästinenserstaates macht Friedensbemühungen immer wieder zunichte"

 

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  • "knapp sieben Wochen vor der Wahl schreibt Israel nun den Bau von Wohnungen im Westjordanland aus"

 

 

 

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  • "Beobachter sehen darin einen Wahlkampfschachzug von Netanjahu"

 

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  • "die Ausschreibungen können nicht ohne sein Wissen und Einverständnis veröffentlicht worden sein"

 

 

 

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  • "Israel will Bauaufträge für mehr als 400 neue Siedlerwohnungen im Westjordanland vergeben"

 

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  • "geplant sind unter anderem Wohneinheiten in Kiryat Arba, Adam, Elkana und Alfei Menashe"

 

 

 

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  • "international stoßen die Pläne, die Siedlungen auszuweiten, auf Kritik"

 

 

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  • "unter anderem die USA und die EU sehen darin ein Hindernis auf dem Weg zu einer Zwei-Staaten-Lösung"

 

 

 

 

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  • ""Peace Now" zufolge leben mehr als 500.000 der rund acht Millionen Israelis in Siedlungen"

 

 

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  • "im Westjordanland und in Ost-Jerusalem"

 

 

 

 

 


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USA geben Israel Schuld am Scheitern der Friedensgespräche - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "die USA werfen Israel die Sabotage der Friedensgespräche mit den Palästinensern vor"

 

 

 

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  • "es gibt viele Gründe für den Fehlschlag der Friedensbemühungen"

 

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  • "aber das israelische Volk sollte die bittere Wahrheit nicht ignorieren, dass die Hauptsabotage von den Siedlungen ausging"

 

 

 

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  • US-Diplomaten: "Israels Regierungschef Netanyahu hat sich nur einen "Inch" (einen Zoll breit) bewegt"

 

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  • "während der Verhandlungen hat Israel Pläne für 14.000 neue Siedlerwohnungen vorangetrieben"

 

 

 

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  • "die Palästinenser haben Israel deshalb einfach nicht mehr geglaubt"

 

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  • "dass sie ihnen jemals einen eigenen Staat zugestehen werden"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Israel riskiert ein Apartheidstaat zu werden - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "US-Außenminister John Kerry hat Israel in ungewöhnlich offener Form davor gewarnt"

 

 

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  • "zu einem Apartheidstaat wie das frühere Südafrika zu werden"

 

 

 

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  • "eine Zwei-Staaten-Lösung ist die einzige wirkliche Alternative"

 

 

 

 

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  • "weil ein Einheitsstaat (Israel mit dem Westjordanland und Ost-Jerusalem) entweder in einem Apartheidstaat mit Bürgern zweiter Klasse (Palästinenser)"

 

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  • "oder in einem Staat endet, der die Fähigkeit Israels zunichtemacht, ein jüdischer Staat zu sein"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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die EU stellt Israel die Rute ins Fenster - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "die EU-Außenminister haben Schlussfolgerungen zum Friedensprozess zwischen Israel und den Palästinensern verabschiedet"

 

 

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  • "die EU verspricht ein noch nicht dagewesenes Paket an europäischer politischer, ökonomischer und Sicherheitsunterstützung"

 

 

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  • "für beide Parteien im Kontext eines Endstatus-Übereinkommens (eines palästinensischen Staates)"

 

 

 

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  • "die Botschafter Großbritanniens, Frankreichs, Deutschlands, Italiens und Spaniens legten im Außenministerium in Jerusalem nach:"

 

 

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  • "wenn Israel eine neue Bauaktion verkündet"

 

 

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  • "und wenn die Gespräche daran scheiterten, dann wird es dafür verantwortlich gemacht"

 

 

 

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  • "die Botschaft wurde mit den USA abgesprochen"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Exporte aus israelischen Siedlungen - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "EU-Außenbeauftragte Catherine Ashton hat klare Regeln für die Kennzeichnung von Produkten aus israelischen Siedlungen ankündigt"

 

 

 

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  • "die EU will sicherstellen, dass solche Produkte nicht als "made in Israel" ausgezeichnet werden"

 

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  • "sondern für den europäischen Verbraucher als Waren aus den Siedlungen erkennbar sind"

 

 

 

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  • "die EU sieht die israelischen Siedlungen in Ostjerusalem und dem Westjordanland"

 

 

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  • "als Verstoß gegen das Völkerrecht"

 

 

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  • "und Hindernis für den Friedensprozess mit den Palästinensern"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EU-Diplomaten werden wie Touristen behandelt - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "Israel hat in einer Reaktion auf einen EU-Förderboykott illegaler israelischer Siedlungen im Westjordanland mit Gegensanktionen reagiert"

 

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  • "Verteidigungsminister Mosche Yaalon hat die Armee angewiesen, nicht mehr mit Vertretern der EU im Westjordanland zu kooperieren"

 

 

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  • "auch dürfen die EU-Diplomaten nicht mehr von Israel aus in den Gazastreifen ein- und ausreisen"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UN-Generalsekretär ruft Israel zu Stopp von Siedlungsbau auf - der Standard:
LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "UN-Generalsekretär Ban Ki-moon hat Israel dazu aufgerufen"

 

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  • "seine Siedlungsaktivitäten in den Palästinensergebieten einzustellen"

 

 

 

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  • "Ban forderte Israel auf, mit den Palästinensern an einer Zwei-Staaten-Lösung zu arbeiten"

 

 

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  • "und zurückgehaltene Zoll- und Steuergelder an die Palästinenser zu übertragen"

 

 

 

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  • "Ban forderte alle Beteiligten zu direkten Verhandlungen"

 

 

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  • "und verstärkten Bemühungen um einen anhaltenden Frieden auf"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Netanyahus Sicherheitsberater
- der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "Netanyahus Nationaler Sicherheitsberater Yaakov (Jakov) Amidror:"

 

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  • "es ist unmöglich, irgendwo in der Welt den Ausbau der Siedlungen zu erklären"

 

 

 

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  • "der Ausbau der Siedlungen ist ein diplomatisches Problem geworden"

 

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  • "aufgrund dessen Israel die Unterstützung seiner Freunde in der Welt verliert"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Israels Vize-Regierungschef - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "der israelische Vize-Regierungschef Dan Meridor hat die Siedlungspolitik seines Landes kritisiert"

 

 

 

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  • "es besteht ein Widerspruch zwischen unserer Behauptung, dass wir bereit seien, eine Zwei-Staaten-Lösung zu akzeptieren"

 

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  • "und der Tatsache, dass wir den Ausbau der Siedlungen nicht auf die Siedlungsblöcke beschränken"

 

 

 

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  • "die Siedlungsblöcke sind die großen israelischen Kommunen im Westjordanland"

 

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  • "die Israel auch nach einem Friedensschluss im Tausch für andere Gebiete behalten möchte"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Präsident Fischer kritisiert Israels Siedlungsbau - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "in deutlichen Worten wandte sich Österreichs Bundespräsident Heinz Fischer"

 

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  • "gegen den Ausbau israelischer Siedlungen in den Palästinensergebieten"

 

 

 

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  • "die UNO-Generalversammlung hat kürzlich mit überwältigender Mehrheit"

 

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  • "den Status der Palästinenser bei der UNO aufgewertet und sie zum Beobachterstaat gemacht"

 

 

 

 

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  • "in Europa und in vielen anderen Teilen der Welt kann man es daher beim besten Willen nicht verstehen oder gar billigen"

 

 

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  • "wenn darauf mit der Forcierung israelischer Siedlungstätigkeit geantwortet wird"

 

 

 

 

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  • "die Menschen in Israel und die Menschen in den palästinensischen Gebieten haben in gleicher Weise"

 

 

 

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  • "das Recht auf Frieden, auf Sicherheit, auf Menschenwürde"

 

 

 

 

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  • "und auf eine demokratische und selbstbestimmte Entwicklung"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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soziale Proteste - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "mehr als 450.000 Menschen"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "haben gegen hohe Lebenshaltungskosten und soziale Ungleichheit demonstriert"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ISRAEL - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ ISRAEL

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Yisrā'el - Wikipedia HE: LINK ¤ Yisrā'el
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