November 16, 2009
U.S.: Best way to achieve a viable Palestine is talks
Global pressure increases on Palestinians not to declare state
The United States on Monday reaffirmed its support for the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through negotiations, in its first official response to a Palestinian plan to declare statehood without Israeli consent.
“It is our strong belief and conviction that the best means to achieve the common goal of a contiguous and viable Palestine is through negotiations between the parties,” the U.S. State Department said in a statement.
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