May 2008 Palestinian Poll: Majority of Palestinians support negotiations with Israel, over two thirds support the established of a Palestinian state w

Palestinian Polls
May 2008 Palestinian Poll: Majority of Palestinians support negotiations with Israel, over two thirds support the established of a Palestinian state within the '67 borders
Date: 20.05.08
Source: Al-Quds
An-Najah University poll also found vast majority of Palestinian public supports a gradual ceasefire with Israel.

A public opinion poll conducted by An-Najah University on May 15th-17th, 2008, and published in Al-Quds on May 20th, 2008, found a majority of Palestinians still support the political negotiations underway with Israel, despite recent confrontations in the Gaza Strip.

According to the poll, 56.5% of Palestinians support the current negotiations with Israel. 68.5% of the Palestinian public, over two thirds, support the establishment of a Palestinian state on territories occupied in 1967.

Additionally, the poll found 71.5% of Palestinians are in favor of signing a ceasefire agreement with Israel that would first take affect in the Gaza Strip and later expand to include the West Bank. Similarly, 72.2% support the position of the Palestinian factions who call for a ceasefire agreement to be signed and implemented in the above gradual manner.

59.4% of those polled rated the current Palestinian presidency, which is conducting the negotiations with Israel, as "good."

Click here to read the full results of the survey on the An-Najah website.

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