April 5, 2011
Obama: Changes in Mideast make Israel-Palestinian peace more urgent than ever
Peres spoke after meeting with the U.S. president in Washington, where the two leaders discussed the impact of recent Mideast turmoil on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
United States President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that with the winds of change sweeping the broader Middle East it was “more urgent than ever” to find a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Obama was speaking to reporters after holding White House talks with President Shimon Peres.
Following the meet, Peres gave a press conference during which he reiterated Obama’s message, saying “both ourselves and the Palestinians think that what is happening in other Arab countries will have a big influence on us and on the Palestinians.”
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