88 Senators Urge Obama to Veto "One-Sided" Anti-Israel UN Resolutions

(AIPAC) 88 senators signed a bipartisan letter Monday urging President Obama to maintain long-standing U.S. policy and veto any one-sided UN Security Council resolutions on the Israeli-Palestinian issue. The letter cites President Obama's 2011 General Assembly address saying, "Peace will not come through statements and resolutions at the United Nations." The senators noted, "Even well-intentioned initiatives at the United Nations risk locking the parties into positions that will make it more difficult to return to the negotiating table and make the compromises necessary for peace."

2016-09-20 00:00:00

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