Poll: Palestinians Oppose Mutual Recognition of Israeli and Palestinian National Identity

(Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research-PA) 57% of the Israeli public supports mutual recognition of Israeli and Palestinian national identity, while 37% opposes it. Among Palestinians, 42% support and 56% oppose this step, according to a recent poll conducted jointly by the Truman Institute at Hebrew University and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah. 62% of Israelis support a two-state solution while 33% oppose it; among Palestinians, 53% support and 46% oppose a two-state solution. The majority of Israelis (68%) and Palestinians (69%) view the chances for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state next to Israel in the next five years as low or non-existent.

2013-07-03 00:00:00

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