Bibi: Palestinians Must Recognize Israel as a Jewish State

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

Published October 22, 2010.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his demand that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state, saying that only then they will be ready to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Army Radio reported Friday.

Speaking at a meeting of worldwide Jewish leaders in Jerusalem on Friday, Netanyahu said that peace must be based on a mutual agreement.

Netanyahu said that only when Israel’s partners in peace agree to recognize the legitimacy of the Jewish state, they would be ready to end the conflict with Israel.

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