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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

A Divided Jerusalem?

JERUSALEM, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- In the framework of a peace deal with the Palestinians, Israel is willing to partition Jerusalem, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said.

In an interview with Haaretz newspaper Wednesday, Barak said while the gaps remain wide and are of a "fundamental nature," he believes there is a real chance to achieve peace with the Palestinians, based on a two-state solution and the division of Jerusalem.

"I'm not saying that there is a certainty for success, but there is a chance. This chance must be exploited to the fullest," he told the newspaper.

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