With 'no-state' pledge, Netanyahu reignites Palestine debate

March 19, 2015 12:54 PM

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With 'no-state' pledge, Netanyahu reignites Palestine debate

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The day before Israel's election, with polls showing he could lose, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that the Palestinians would never have their own state on his watch.

It was a sweeping statement that flew in the face of his own past commitments and 25 years of international efforts to arrive at a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and an independent Palestine living side-by-side.

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