Joint GI article: UAE-Israel agreement leaves the Palestinians behind

“Israel can establish diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Sudan, Qatar and Indonesia. No number of treaties or consulates will make five million Palestinians disappear from the map or convince them to give up any and all nationalist aspirations toward their homeland.”

In the midst of steps towards formalizing a diplomatic agreement between Israel and the UAE, one of the most important actors is missing from the peace agenda. Tehila Wenger, Operations Coordinator at Education for Peace – the Israeli Geneva Initiative, and Ayed Atmawi, Project Manager at the Palestinian Peace Coalition – the Palestinian Geneva Initiative, write in the Jerusalem Post about the importance of advancing peace between the main parties of the conflict: Palestinians and Israelis.

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