Friday, August 28, 2009

Not Yet, Anyway

Netanyahu: We haven’t agreed to a settlement freeze

BERLIN (JTA) – Israel’s prime minister denied reports that Israel has agreed to halt construction in West Bank settlements.

At a news conference in Berlin on Thursday following his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Benjamin Netanyahu also said the Palestinians first must recognize Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state before negotiations could be held.

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