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April 15, 2016 9:41 am

US Lawmakers Urge Obama Not to Back UN Resolution on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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Several hundred US lawmakers do not want President Barack Obama to back any resolution at the United Nations that sets parameters for Israeli-Palestinian talks. Photo: JNS.org.

Several hundred US lawmakers do not want President Barack Obama to back any resolution at the United Nations that sets parameters for Israeli-Palestinian talks. Photo: JNS.org.

Several hundred Democratic and Republican lawmakers are urging the White House not to back any resolution at the United Nations that sets parameters for Israeli-Palestinian talks, a move President Barack Obama has been considering.

In a letter to Mr. Obama, 388 members of the House, including Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California, said US support for a UN Security Council resolution would “dangerously hinder” the prospects of resuming direct negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Read full story at The Wall Street Journal.

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