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    • Roukoz
    • 17.02.11 | 03:32 (IST)

    US veto will not make any difference. It will simply prevent the draft resolution from becoming an agreed resolution, without changing the fact that the whole world (except the US and Canada) are in favor. Then there is also the fact that direct negotiations are no longer on the table. It will now be a European sponsored application to join the UN or the complete collapse of the PA followed by the single state option. But direct negotiations is out, and the US faces a complete loss of role in Palestine. I can see a time very near in the future when the US will become an onlooker.

    from the article: U.S. pushing Palestinians to drop UN resolution on settlement construction
    First published 00:27 17.02.11 | Last updated 00:27 17.02.11
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