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POLL: 69 Percent Of Israelis Say Israel Should Accept U.N. Recognition Of Palestinian State

By Ali Gharib on September 21, 2011 at 6:50 pm

"POLL: 69 Percent Of Israelis Say Israel Should Accept U.N. Recognition Of Palestinian State"

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A joint poll by the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in the Occupied Palestinian Territories found that 69 percent of Israelis think that their country should accept United Nations recognition of an independent Palestinian state, according the Jerusalem Post. The survey also found that 83 percent of Palestinians supported the U.N. bid. Six hundred Israelis and 1,200 Palestinians in the Occupied Territories participated in the poll. Of the Israelis that sided with accepting the U.N. decision, 34 percent said Israel should start negotiating with the Palestinians and 35 percent said the Palestinians should not be allowed to change dynamics on the ground. (HT: Josh Shahryar)

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