24% of Israeli Jews believe West Bank annexation is main government objective

Around 24 per cent of Israeli Jews believe that the main political objective of their government is to annex the occupied Palestinian West Bank and continue controlling the whole area, Arab48.com reported on Tuesday. In the same poll, conducted by the Commanders for Israel’s Security movement, 55 per cent of the 602 respondents believe that a permanent solution is best, while 21 per cent regard unilateral disengagement as the best way forward.
 
Israeli news website Walla reported the poll results. At a political level, 52 per cent of the ruling Likud’s voters support a permanent solution based on defined borders with Israel being the neighbour of an unarmed Palestine state, civil disengagement with the evacuation of isolated settlements and maintaining a military presence.
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