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IPFS News Link • Palestine -- Israel

In sharp reversal, U.S. agrees to rebuke Israel in Security Council

• Foreign Policy
The U.S. informed Arab governments Tuesday that it will support a U.N. Security Council statement reaffirming that the 15-nation body "does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlement activity," a move aimed at avoiding the prospect of having to veto a stronger Palestinian resolution calling the settlements illegal.