Israel, Palestine cannot live “back to back”

25 May 2016

Israel and Palestine cannot live “back to back” but must find a way to coexist according to the UN Messenger of Peace and classical music conductor, Daniel Barenboim.

Mr Barenboim, whose West-Eastern Divan orchestra includes both Israeli and Palestinian musicians performed at the opening of the first ever World Humanitarian Summit held in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Argentina-born conductor is also a UN Global Advocate for Cultural Understanding.

Reem Abaza met him in Turkey and began by asking him about the motivation behind the orchestra.

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