They are Israelis (excluding the special case of the Arab inhabitants of East Jerusalem who, in the context of a peace agreement, will be accorded the status of Palestinian citizens) with exactly the same status as their Jewish fellow-citizens, bearing in mind that the reality of that legal equality is sometimes breached and demands permanent vigilance in order that human rights be protected and social justice maintained. The creation of a Palestinian state bordering the state of Israel, in peaceful co-existence with Israel, will lead to the gradual reduction of tensions that have become more acute during the last decades between Israeli Jews and Israeli Arabs.

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