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BBC gets it wrong as always

November 24, 2016 22:51

Shockingly bad coverage of the Pope's visit to Israel on the BBC. I've just watched the 5pm bulletin on News 24, and the reporter, Paul Wood, comment thus on Benedict's opening remarks: 

For the Israeli government, these were unwelcome words. They don't want a two-state solution - a Palestinain state alongside Israel. The Pope does.

This from an expert correspondent? Can Mr Wood really not get his mind round the distinction between not publicly embracing an idea and being opposed to it? Formal acceptance of the idea of a two-state solution is simply being held in reserve by Netanyahu in return for...well, that's the real question.

November 24, 2016 22:51

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