Every attempt at discussion has enabled Israel to increase its footprint on remaining Palestinian land. The present government of Israel has no interest in a two state solution and it clearly has little respect for President Obama. This US move betrays the Palestinians. The US is no friend of Palestine.
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from the article: Obama: Palestinian statehood vote at UN would be counterproductive