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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Uproar over plan to split Jerusalem - Al Jazeera

Israel's deputy prime minister has sparked uproar with a proposal to divide Jerusalem between Israelis and Palestinians as part of a peace deal.

The proposal by Haim Ramon, reported on Wednesday, was made in a letter to a member of the Jerusalem city council.

In his letter, Ramon suggested that Israel cede control over the occupied and annexed eastern sector to the Palestinians.

"Jewish neighbourhoods will be recognised as Israeli," local media quoted Ramon's letter as saying. "Accordingly, Arab neighbourhoods ... will be recognised as Palestinian."

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