Ehud Barak has won a smashing victory. The
"Window of Opportunity", of which Yitzhak Rabin spoke, has been opened
again. He is able to set up a wide coalition. The whole word looks at
him. He has revived the hopes of the Palestinians and the Arab world.
The president of the United States is ready to help him at any time. The
majority of the Israeli public has elected him as the candidate of peace
and defeated all the parties belonging to the enemies of peace.
The Window of Opportunity must not be closed. Experience shows:
What a new prime minister does not do in his first year in office will
not be done at all. He has to act now.
Therefore we call on the new Prime Minister: Start quick
negotiations with the Palestinians, in order to achieve before the end
of this year a peace based on the co-existence of the State of Israel
and the State of Palestine, as well as negotiations with Syria, in order
to achieve peace based on evacuation of the Golan and the withdrawal