Ehud Barak and Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to let the Old city of Jerusalem be taken over by a “special regime”.
The Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak offered the PA government East Jerusalem already in 1997. Before He left for “peace talk” in Jerusalem, Barak held secret talks with chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
To the Israeli Daily “Haaretz”, Barak disclosed that the government of Israel is willing to divide Jerusalem.
“As for the “Jerusalem problem” the western side of the city plus “12 Jewish neighborhoods that are home to 200,000 residents will be ours. The neighborhoods in which nearly 250,000 Arabs are living “will be theirs.”, explained Barak.
In regards to the Old city, Barak envisions a “special regime” with “agreed-upon arrangements” to administer the Old City, the Mount of Olives and the City of David.
The concept is similar to one raised in the past by the administration of…
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