News, March 2008
John McCain Justifies Israeli Massacres in Gaza, Considers Occupied Jerusalem as Israel's Capital in Contradiction with US Policy and International law
John McCain's statement recognizing occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is in violation of international law, which prevents any changes in the status of occupied territories. It is also in violation of the US foreign policy, adopted and followed by all previous US administrations, Republican or Democrat alike, which have not recognized Israeli attempts to change the status of Jerusalem.
All previous US administrations, as well as the current Bush administration, announced that the status of Jerusalem, should be decided during the final-status negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis.
These McCain statements reveal the republican candidate's extreme positions, following positions of Israeli extremists blindly. The statements also show McCain's ignorance of not only international law but also the US policy towards the conflict.
What's clear is that McCain wants to see another 100 years of Palestinian-Israeli conflict, like he desires to see the US war on Iraq extended another 100 years.
Who said dinosaurs went extinct?
McCain Justifies Israeli Aggressions on Gaza
Sderot, March 19, 2008 (RNA) –
US Republican presidential candidate, John
McCain, Wednesday expressed consent for Israel's tough response to
Palestinian rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.
Hamas: No hope for change in American strategy towards Arab-Israeli conflict
[ 20/03/2008 - 03:53 PM ]
The Hamas Movement strongly denounced the statements of John McCain, the republican party candidate for the presidential elections in the USA, in which he considered occupied Jerusalem as the capital of the Hebrew state.
Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, underlined that these statements reflects the American strategy which is biased in favor of Israel against the rights of the Palestinian people.
Abu Zuhri also stated that these statements and similar ones made earlier by Barack Obama, a democratic party hopeful, confirms that there is no hope that any American administration would change its strategy towards the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Republican senator McCain had announced in statements in the Jordanian capital Amman that he recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
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