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March 24, 2016 9:01 am

Obama Doesn’t Expect Mideast Peace Breakthrough Before End of Presidency

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President Barack Obama. Photo:

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US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he did not expect a breakthrough on Middle East peace before he leaves office and reiterated his support for a two-state solution in which Israelis and Palestinians could live peacefully side by side.

Speaking to students and teachers in Argentina, Obama said he expected to continue working on Middle East peace after he leaves office next January.

The president’s comments came amid reports that his administration was considering a renewed push on the issue.

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