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Zinni's mission is bound to fail: UAE daily

posted on 03/01/2002: 1717 views

Abu Dhabi, Jan.3, 2002 (WAM) Two major UAE dailies today commented on the mission of the U.S. special envoy Anthony Zinni's to the Middle East today to continue trying to find a durable cease fire. He is due to spend only four days in the region, which is not enough. 'The deeply held intransigence of the combatants require more than a quick visit to achieve a break-through,' commented the Dubai-based 'Gulf News'. 'The Americans have been pushing the Palestinians and Israelis to accept the Mitchell plan, which established a plan for building confidence between the two sides,' the paper said, adding that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had refused this plan several times when he said that he will only move to any talks after cessation of all violence. 'This is in contrast to Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and the Israeli Foreign Minister, Shimon Peres, who favour a more relaxed view that talks can start if violence is reduced,' the paper said. 'However,' the paper added,' the long-term question is not whether talks should start. It remains how they will end.

If they are not going to be about the full return of land for complete peace between the two peoples, then the talks are likely be an Israeli led device to divert attention from their continuing occupation of Palestinian land,' the paper noted. 'Only full talks aiming for a complete settlement have any long term purpose,' the paper concluded. The Dubai-based Arabic daily, 'Al Bayan', said that Zinni's mission was bound to fail for two reasons. The first being Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's rejection of peace and the second being the naked American partiality in favour of Israel. The paper said that Sharon had once again repeated his insistence on his impossible precondition of seven days of 'total quiet' by the Palestinian side before there could be any peace negotiations, while the hands of his occupation forces had been set free to kill and maim the defenceless Palestinians.

The paper noted that while the Palestinian National Authority, PNA, was making unstinting efforts to cool down tempers, which the PNA succeeded in doing to great length, drawing testimonies from a number of senior Israeli officials, the Israeli side refused to respond positively to these efforts, instead, it continued to hold on to its impossible condition before resumption of peace talks. 'This is to enable Sharon to have a pretext for its continuous aggressions against the Palestinians,' the paper said. The paper stressed that Sharon does not want peace. 'Even yesterday Sharon openly rejected any political negotiations with the PNA, while the accusation of the PNA yesterday by Israeli Foreign Minister, Shimon Peres, also added to the difficulty of Zinni's mission,' the paper said. The paper urged the Palestinian resistance groups to support Arafat and the Palestinian leadership during Zinni's four-day mission. 'This support should be very clear on the ground so as to expose the bad practices of the occupation forces,' the paper said, adding that after Zinni's mission, which is closer to failure, the PNA should give the resistance groups the chance to operate since the United States does not put pressure on both sides. WAM


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