Obama: Moment may be passing on two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

January 19, 2017   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

President Obama defended his administrations decision to abstain from a United Nations vote condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying it was necessary for preserving a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”It was important for us to send a signal — a wake-up call — that this moment may be passing,” Obama said at his final press conference as president on Wednesday.The United Nations Security Council voted in December to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The U.S. could have blocked the vote, but the administration split from long-standing policy and abstained.The decision sparked a firestorm, with Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill criticizing the presidents decision.

 

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