UN Should Fill-in the Hiatus Left by the US - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • John Venes
    • 09.12.10 | 13:16 (IST)

    It is high time now for the UN to fill in the vacuum left by the US in its efforts to have peace in the ME. The rejection by Netanyahu of the efforts of the US should make the latter to support any move of the UN at settling the conflict. The least the US can do to support the UN is to abstain from voting and not veto any UN resolution recognizing Palestine based on 1967 border. NATO has committed to enforce any settlement by the UN. It is now high time for the US and the international community to wake up and stop Israel's illegal occupation of West Bank and East Jerusalem- the source of international terrorism. If the UN has acted on Serbia's aggression, there's no reason why it can't do the same to Israel.

    from the article: UN chief urges Israel to freeze settlements despite failure to reach deal with U.S.
    First published 01:36 09.12.10 | Last updated 01:36 09.12.10
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