Shimon Peres unhinged
First, there was the al-Jazeera interview
. Then, he told a group of visiting diplomats that 'moderate
Mahmoud Abbas Abu Mazen
is a 'partner for peace
.' Now if you still have any doubts left as to his mental stability, Peres has added this (for the third time in three days). Peres has told Christian leaders that the government of Israel (for whom he has no right to speak, although most of the world doesn't realize that) will negotiate with Hamas
if only it will say the magic words demanded by the Middle East quartet.
This time he refrained from mentioning Abbas, but spoke instead of
Hamas, saying that people ask why Israel won't talk to them. "It's not
that we won't talk to them," he said, "they won't talk to us.
Peres said that Israel would be willing to talk to Hamas if it
accepted the three conditions laid down by the Quartet, namely:
renunciation of terror; recognition of Israel; and entering negotiations
with Israel. "They have to decide if they want peace or war," said
Peres, adding that if they continue to shoot rockets into Israel, Israel
As for the PA, Peres said that it has established
security forces with Israel's approval and is building up its economy
with Israel's help, and he expressed confidence that peace could be
It's time to put Shimon Peres out to pasture. The sooner the better. Let's start with the Prime Minister disavowing everything he's said over the last couple of days. Bibi?
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