Interesting argument from the Americans. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 19.02.11 | 13:48 (IST)

    If that argument was genuine then the Palestinians could easily get around it i.e. they need only tell the USA that its services as the "impartial mediator" was no longer required and would no longer be tolerated, and then Abbas is free to put that resolution up for another vote. Then the USA will have no reason to veto it, and the resolution would pass 15-0. That's *IF* the excuses given by the Obama Administration is the honest reason but, of course, nodoby believes that for a second.....

    from the article: Israel 'deeply appreciates' U.S. veto on UN resolution condemning settlements
    First published 13:25 19.02.11 | Last updated 13:25 19.02.11
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