Tuesday, May 12, 2009

With whom to make peace exactly?

Pope calls for Palestinian state and then this
"Pope Walks Out after Muslim Cleric Accuses Israel of "Slaughter" - Yair Ettinger
The head of the Palestinian Sharia court, Sheikh Taysir al-Tamimi, fiercely denounced Israeli policy in the presence of Pope Benedict on Monday at an interfaith conference in eastern Jerusalem. After the pope was informed of the political nature of al-Tamimi's speech, delivered in Arabic without simultaneous translation, he left the conference. Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov, charged with coordinating the pope's visit to Israel, said, "It is a shame that the extremists were those who represented the Palestinians and the Muslims in this important event." (Ha'aretz) "

Ok Mr POpe and UN and Mr President of USA, with whom exactly is Israel supposed to make peace? Abbas won't agree thaT ISRAel will be a Jewish state, and he has little power and Hamas says any Israel, no matter how shrunken, is not acceptable.

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