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Peres' secret plan for two-state solution

Late Israeli President Shimon Peres never gave up on peace, even during the last few years of his life when he developed an initiative for a two-state solution.
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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres passed away a year ago on Sept. 28, 2016. His friends testify that in his late years Peres was concerned yet optimistic.

Concerned, as he was worried for Israel. He became especially worried with the establishment of the current Netanyahu government, with its policy of settlement expansion, and the right wing’s onslaught on Israel’s democratic institutions. These factors, he felt, had generated Israel’s unprecedented international isolation. He had lost trust in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s intentions regarding a two-state solution.

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