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Israelis, Palestinians present blueprint for peace

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Israeli and Palestinian activists have presented the most detailed vision yet of what a peace deal between the two sides could look like.

The plan, released Tuesday in Tel Aviv has no official standing, but has generated interest among Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Its core is a Palestinians a state in nearly 98 percent of the West Bank, all of the Gaza Strip and Arab areas of Jerusalem.

The plan includes more than 400 pages with maps, timetables for Israeli troop withdrawals and even a list of weapons a non-militarized Palestine would be barred from having.

The plan was put together over the past two years by the Geneva Initiative, a group of Israeli and Palestinian experts, ex-government officials and former negotiators.


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