Paris ‘peace’ summit pits Kerry, 72 nations vs. Israel
President Barack Obama’s State Department defended the highly controversial anti-Israel resolution delivered by the United Nations Security Council that condemned the Jewish State for its construction of housing on its own land in the West Bank and East Jerusalem – a measure that was lauded by Palestinians wishing to wipe Israel off the map.
“Fresh from his 70-minute speech two weeks ago largely singling out Israel for condemnation, lame-duck Secretary of State John Kerry will represent the U.S. at the Mideast confab,” Breitbart reports. “There, Kerry is slated to represent the Obama administration in crafting a ‘consensus’ document on an Israeli-Palestinian deal.”
Reassigning God’s land?
In a blatant departure from the longstanding U.S. foreign policy to stand by Israel as it biggest ally in the Middle East, the Obama administration abstained from voting on the resolution’s passage, which declared the disputed areas as “occupied Palestinian territories” – lands that God clearly sets apart in the Bible as being Israel’s territory.
“Some of the holiest sites in Judaism are located in eastern Jerusalem and the West Bank, including the Western Wall and Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City; the Cave of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs in Hebron, which was home to the oldest continuous Jewish community in the world until the Jews of Hebron were massacred and expelled; the Tomb of Rachel in Bethlehem; and Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus – biblical Shechem,” Breitbart Jerusalem Bureau Chief Aaron Klein informed.
According to the Associated Press (AP) a draft statement is slated to be presented at the Paris conference that calls for both Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) “to officially restate their commitment to the two-state solution” – despite the fact that Israel refused to attend the event.
“It also will affirm that the international community ‘will not recognize’ changes to Israel’s pre-1967 lines without agreement by both sides,” the AP divulged on Friday. “The draft says that participants will affirm ‘that a negotiated solution with two states – Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security – is the only way to achieve enduring peace.’”
Justifying Israel’s reasoning behind not attending the Paris summit, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the meeting a “rigged” attempt that is designed to inflict more damage on his nation – the sole democracy in the Middle East.
Pushing a pro-Palestinian plan
Furthermore, a report disseminated the week following the resolution indicated that a senior PA official was coordinating a plan – with the Obama administration and European nations – to possibly take more U.N. action against Israel based on what takes place at the Paris summit.
“The official said the U.N. action could come in the form of declarations by U.N. bodies, including the General Assembly; U.N. sessions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; or even another United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution,” Breitbart’s Jerusalem bureau reported. “He said any further UNSC resolution would depend on the support of the U.S. and European countries after the upcoming Paris Mideast summit slated for January 15. He said the U.N. action would seek to set the parameters of a future Palestinian state with a clear timeline for negotiations. If the action comes in the form of a resolution at a U.N. body, it could call for an infrastructure to establish mechanisms to enforce last month’s UNSC resolution. The PA official said the proposals set forth at the Paris Mideast conference will likely serve as the basis for upcoming U.N. action.”
It was also indicated that the Israeli government anticipates more anti-Semitic policies by the U.N. until Obama leaves office – a fear that was fueled by U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, who insisted that the Obama administration will not stop working out its plan for future action pertaining to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “until January 20th.”
Contrary to the view held by the U.N. and many member nations that support the creation of a Palestinian state as a humanitarian campaign, it is contended that the continued maneuverings are ultimately motivated by Islamic Arab regimes set on the destruction of Israel.
“The process of using international mechanisms to pressure Israel can only be viewed through the lens of a diplomatic assault on the Jewish state,” Klein explained. “If the Palestinians wanted a state, they would not have to resort to introducing anti-Israel resolutions at the U.N. Israel has offered the Palestinians a state in much of the West Bank and Gaza Strip with a shared capital in Jerusalem numerous times. These offers were made at Camp David in 2000, Taba in 2001, the Annapolis Conference in 2007, and more offers were made in 2008. In each of these cases, the PA refused generous Israeli offers of statehood and bolted negotiations without counteroffers.”
Despite continued reports from the pro-Palestinian mainstream media indicating otherwise, peace negotiations are far from the goal of the terrorist-led PA.
“The PA has failed to respond to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s unprecedented attempts to jump-start negotiations aimed at creating a Palestinian state, including freezing Jewish construction in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem and releasing Palestinian prisoners,” Klein stressed.
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