Palestinians need political support

October 15, 2014 4:01 PM

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Focusing on the results of the conference and steps that must be taken to end the conflict, the Oman Tribune said: “It remains to be seen if all the nations would fulfil their promises. At a donors’ meeting after the Israeli attack on Gaza in 2009 about $5 billion (Dh18.39 billion) was pledged. The sad fact was that just a fraction of the promised amount was channelled to Gaza. Will this happen again? Only time can tell whether various governments, which took part in the meeting, [will] forget their promises once again.

“It is possible that nations may have realised the futility of funding Gaza reconstruction. A few years after a major reconstruction work is completed, the Israelis attack and destroy much of what is built with aid money. More important are concrete steps towards a settlement of the conflict. The wa...

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