Dr. Muhammad Shtayyeh...reiterated Thursday the Palestinian position that they would not recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
In a meeting with journalists in the Palestinian town of Beit Jala, not far from Bethlehem in the West Bank, Shtayyeh stated that the Israeli insistence on Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state is a new demand that was not raised in the initial talks and interim agreements between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
According to Shtayyeh the declaration of Israel as a Jewish state implies the prevention of Palestinian refugees from returning to their homeland...
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Thank You, Shtayyeh
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