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June 3, 2015 9:28 am

Obama Raises Possibility of Allowing United Nations Vote on Palestinian Statehood

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President Obama raised the possibility of allowing a UN vote on Palestinian statehood. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

President Obama raised the possibility of allowing a UN vote on Palestinian statehood. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

President Barack Obama took a step toward a tougher line with Israel in an interview released Tuesday, raising the possibility that the U.S. will allow a United Nations vote on issues related to the Palestinians if the two sides make no meaningful movement toward peace.

In an interview with an Israeli television station, Obama noted that his administration has “up until this point” quashed such efforts at the U.N. while insisting that the Israelis and Palestinians must negotiate a resolution. But he said it is a challenge for the U.S. to keep demanding that the Palestinians negotiate in good faith if no one believes the Israelis are doing the same.

Read full story at the Los Angeles Times.

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  • PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas admitted in an Arabic interview, that his family was forced to flee in 1948 CE due to threats by Arab leaders.

    Jews were NOT responsible!

    SOURCE: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-Ed-Contributors/Abbass-Fable

  • Emanuel

    There are plenty of people who know Israel is negotiating in good faith, they may not be Israeli Jews, or Palestinians, but for a President to suggest that NOBODY believes Israel is negotiating in good faith is a self-fulfilling prophecy a-la Obama sabotage. Don’t spread those lies BO, correct the record, defend Israel and Bibi, now that you/Herzog lost in the Israeli elections and Bibi reaffirms 2 states for 2 people. Do it! I hope they get a state! Many of us do, but to allow a state to be born with the sole goal of destroying a certain US ally is negligent and reckless.

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