Feasible solution in the Mideast

 

In his Feb. 17 piece, Our vision of peace, prosperity and cooperation, Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat, the chief representative of the PLO Delegation to the United States, presents a lucid, fair and feasible solution to the Israel/Palestinian territory, ethnic and religious conflict.

If a similarly equitable adoption and implementation of the partition plan of Palestine that created the state of Israel had been devised at the end of the British Mandate for Palestine in May 1948, a great deal of Middle East bloodshed and worldwide animosity could have been prevented.

Israel must demonstrate to the world that it has not become an abuser in this decades-long territorial struggle by no longer blocking the formation of a Palestinian state with the same citizenship rights and land privileges that Israel has enjoyed since 1948.

Graciela C. Catasus, Miami Beach

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