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Netanyahu to Visiting American-Jewish Lobbyists: Israel has ‘Unequivocal’ Evidence Obama Administration Was Behind Anti-Settlement UN Resolution

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Screenshot.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Screenshot.

The Jewish state has “unequivocal” evidence that the outgoing Obama administration was behind the anti-settlement resolution approved by the UN Security Council last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday.

“There is no question whatsoever about that,” he told a group of visiting American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) officials in Jerusalem.

Furthermore, Netanyahu rejected the claim that the resolution broke no new ground, saying that it in fact represented a “major break” with past US policy.

“We are concerned there may be a repetition of this [at the UN before President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated next week]… We’re doing our best [and] we hope that you’ll do your best to exert the influence that it doesn’t happen, because it pushes peace further away because it’s unfair.”

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Watch Netanyahu’s statement below:

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