Thursday, October 22, 2015

Palestinian leaders are riding the tiger, says Lapid

By Orlando Radice, October 22, 2015

Lapid image from article
Yair Lapid, the leader of centrist Israeli opposition party Yesh Atid, has said in a briefing to journalists in London that the current violence puts the future of co-existence with the Palestinians in doubt.
Mr Lapid, who was in the UK this week on a public diplomacy mission, said: "If this is a society that is going in a Daesh direction, then we don't want to live with them.
"Many Israelis are thinking: we need a real separation, we don't want to see them any more." ...
He also attacked the Western media for its reporting of the terrorism. "Journalists are writing about new phenomena using old tools."
The politician emphasised that foreign reporters need to understand the fear that has gripped Israelis. ...

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