Don't Back Security Council on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 388 Lawmakers Urge Obama

(Wall Street Journal) Carol E. Lee - In a letter to President Obama, 388 Democratic and Republican members of the House of Representatives, including Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, urged the White House not to back any resolution at the UN that sets parameters for Israeli-Palestinian talks, a move the president has been considering. The lawmakers said U.S. support for a UN Security Council resolution would "dangerously hinder" the prospects of resuming direct negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians. Israel has opposed such resolutions, and the U.S. has vetoed them in the past.

2016-04-15 00:00:00

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