Sunday, August 20th | 28 Av 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
May 24, 2011 3:44 am

At AIPAC Netanyahu Says No to 1967 Borders

avatar by Algemeiner Staff

Email a copy of "At AIPAC Netanyahu Says No to 1967 Borders" to a friend

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets adoring crowds at AIPAC. Photo: Maxine Dovere.

Benjamin Netanyahu addressed an adoring crowd at the grand finale gala dinner of the annual AIPAC policy conference in Washington D.C. last night, doubling down in no uncertain terms on his position regarding Israels borders, saying “Israel can’t return to the indefensible 1967 lines.”

The speech, delivered to a crowd of over 10,000, largely neglected to hint at the recent disagreements between the Prime Minister and President Obama.

Netanyahu spoke of the virtue of democracy, saying “Israel is not whats wrong with the Middle East, Israel is whats right about the Middle East,” and “What the people of Israel want is for the people of the Middle East to have freedom.”

Giving a taste of what is on his agenda for tomorrow’s speech to congress he said that he “will describe what a peace between a Jewish State and Palestinian State could look like,” adding, “I intend to speak the unvarnished truth, now more than ever what we need is truth.”

Related coverage

August 18, 2017 5:11 pm
0

Manchester United Next? Israeli Soccer Champions Hapoel Beer Sheva Edge Closer to Europe’s Big Guns

Israeli soccer champions Hapoel Beer Sheva moved one step closer to the prestigious UEFA Champions League this week -- holding...

The Prime Minister placed the blame for the current impasse squarely at the feet of the Palestinian Arabs saying; ” the conflict has raged for 100 years because the Palestinians refuse to accept the Jewish State.”

The crowd responded warmly with rigorous applause and many standing ovations, at times drowning out the protests of hecklers who interrupted the speech.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com