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December 31, 2014 4:24 pm

Netanyahu Thanks African Leaders for Voting Against Palestinian Bid

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Credit: Cherie Cullen.

Times of Israel – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday evening thanked African leaders for helping to thwart the Palestinian statehood resolution at the UN Security Council.

Netanyahu called the leaders of Rwanda and Nigeria, two countries that abstained during the vote after Netanyahu and US Secretary of State John Kerry convinced them to instruct their UN envoys not to support the Palestinian draft resolution.

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