Israeli Foreign Ministry Drops Peace As Goal

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has set priorities for his ministry that apparently are at odds with those of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

While Netanyahu is trying to convince U.S. President Barack Obama that he is sincere about advancing the peace process on the principle of two states for two peoples, the Israeli foreign ministry’s written goals don’t even mention the word “Palestinians.”

Israeli Foreign Ministry director general Yossi Gal recently distributed a document detailing the ministry’s goals for 2010 to Israeli embassies around the world. The goals are significantly different than those the ministry espoused during previous foreign minister Tzipi Livni’s term, especially regarding the peace process

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