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Bibi Appeals for US not to Seek UN Move on Palestinians

PM Netanyahu speaking in front of American flag (Photo: Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Ahead of tomorrow's U.S. elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the relations between America and Israel. The Times of Israel's Raoul Wootliff writes that Netanyahu says he expects continued American support for the Jewish state:

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a public plea Sunday for the US continue its support for Israel and not seek a UN resolution on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, “whoever wins” Tuesday’s election.

In an apparent message to incumbent US President Barack Obama, Netanyahu told his weekly cabinet meeting he expects the “United States will remain true to its commitment for many years that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can only be resolved through direct negotiations without pre-conditions, and of course not through decisions by the United Nations of other international bodies.”

Netanyahu also said ties would remain strong no matter who won Tuesday’s vote...

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