Danny Ayalon now supports the “right of return” ?

Posted: December 13, 2011 by Rex Brynen in Israel, right of return

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister seems to have had a striking change of heart. First he narrated a recent YouTube video which called for Palestinian refugees to be absorbed within host countries, and attacked the multi-generational perpetuation of the Palestinian refugee issue. Now, in an exchange with someone on Twitter, he has enthusiastically endorsed the unlimited right of refugees and their descendants to return to lands from which they were forcibly displaced:

That’s the problem with Twitter, of course: sometimes you tweet without thinking, and in so doing fatally undermine the entire political message that you’ve been trying to convey.

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