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Lieberman: Right of Return Makes Arab Plan Unacceptable

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22 Apr 09 | Ha’aretz

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday his opposition to an Arab peace initiative stemmed from its demand for a “right of return” for Palestinian refugees to Israel proper.

“The clause on the right of return cannot be agreed to,” he declared at a cabinet meeting on the government’s diplomatic policy.

“This is a subject upon which there is wide agreement in the government and in the public as well.”

Lieberman’s criticism of various peace efforts has stoked consternation in Israel and abroad. >>>

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22 April 2009 at 2:03 pm

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