Quotation from Dov Weissglas “We have in our hands a first-ever American statement that they will be part of Israel” — Oct. 8 2004
Ariel Sharon's adviser, in an interview by Haaretz, explains in substance that the withdrawal from Gaza is the monkey's money for the USA to turn a blind eye to the colonization of the West Bank.
- Weissglas, Dov (1946-) ( 2 quotations )
" The disengagement…supplies the amount of formaldehyde that’s necessary so that there will not be a political process with the Palestinians…The political process is the evacuation of settlements, it's the return of refugees, it's the partition of Jerusalem. And all that has now been frozen. The withdrawal in Samaria [northern West Bank] is a token one. We agreed to it only so that it wouldn’t be said that we concluded our obligation in Gaza … On the other hand, in regard to the large settlement blocs, thanks to the disengagement plan, we have in our hands a first-ever American statement that they will be part of Israel. In years to come, perhaps decades, when negotiations will be held between Israel and the Palestinians, the master of the world will pound on the table and say: We stated already ten years ago that the large blocs are part of Israel. "
Dov Weissglass, Haaretz, Oct. 8 2004.
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