South Africa’s de Klerk opposes sanctions on Israel

The former South African president who helped end apartheid says sanctions against Israel would be “counterproductive.”

F.W. de Klerk told Israel Radio Sunday that comparisons between apartheid South Africa and Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians are “odious,” and that he prefers “dialogue and negotiation as a way to get governments to change their attitudes.”

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4671116,00.html

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