Lewis Brackett (30 Sep 2011)
"Knesset to vote on
annexing the West Bank"
Knesset to vote on annexing the West
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- The Knesset will vote on a bill calling for
annexation of the West Bank.
Deputy Speaker Danny Danon announced Tuesday that the Knesset
will take up
the bill, which he authored, at the end of October.
The bill also nullifies any financial obligations between Israel
Palestinian Authority that had been established by previous
according to a statement from Danon's office.
“If the Palestinian Authority wishes to proceed on this reckless
bring further instability to the region, Israel cannot continue
funds into this sinking ship of failed leadership,” Danon said,
to the PA's statehood bid at the United Nations last Friday.
“The funding agreements with the PA were reached with the hope
leaders would work to create an environment of lasting peace and
with Israel. Given that it is clear that the Palestinians have
desire, Israel must no longer be required to stand by these
The bill also nullifies the Oslo Accords, since it reads that
obligations between the State of Israel and the Palestinian
established by international agreements … will be considered
The letter also calls for additional sanctions against the
not allowing any country that cooperates with their statehood
mediate future peace talks.
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