It is being said: When there is
shooting, we cannot talk. But when there is no shooting, it is being
said: Why talk? Nothing is urgent.
This is a vicious circle that leads
Secret contacts are now going on in
Stockholm. This may be the last opportunity to achieve a peace agreement
with the Palestinian people and their national leadership. Reasonable
solutions can be found to the problems on the agenda: The borders
between the State of Israel and the State of Palestine, Jerusalem and
the refugees. Good will and courage are all that's needed.
This is your hour, Ehud Barak: Will
you put your mark on the history of Israel or will you end your career
as just another politician?