Poll: Palestinians Reject Peace Solution Based on 1967 Lines


59% oppose the creation of a Palestinian state on the 1967 lines as a final solution for the Palestinian cause, according to a poll of 1,362 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza conducted on Oct. 13-15, 2016. 73% oppose the creation of a Palestinian state on the 1967 lines with some land exchanges. 79% reject the creation of a binational state for both Arabs and Jews.

While 67% of Palestinians in the West Bank oppose an armed intifada in the Palestinian territories, 52% in Gaza support this. 50% of Palestinians in Gaza say current circumstances compel them to desire to emigrate abroad.

79% consider Britain responsible for the catastrophes that befell the Palestinian people. While 56% support the French Initiative for holding an international conference for peace in the Middle East, 63% think it will fail.

(Center for Opinion Polls and Survey Studies-An-Najah University-PA)

Meanwhile, according to the October 2016 Peace Index poll by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University, 71% of Israeli Jews do not believe that negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority will lead to peace in the coming years, while 25% do believe this.

{Matzav.com Israel News Bureau}