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Thu Feb 16, 2017, 01:51 PM

US ambassador contradicts Donald Trump on two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Source: The Independent

America’s ambassador to the United Nations has said the US “absolutely” supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, directly contradicting comments made by Donald Trump just a day ago.

The US President told reporters after a meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu that his administration was no longer wedded to the creation of a Palestinian state.

The remarks signalled a departure from America's decades-old approach to Middle East foreign policy.

But Nikki Haley, Mr Trump's appointment for ambassador to the UN, said the US remained committed to a two-state solution.

She said anyone who believed the US was abandoning the policy did so in “error”.

The UN envoy said: "We are thinking out of the box as well, which is: What does it take to bring these two sides to the table? What do we need to have them agree on?

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/us-ambassador-donald-trump-two-state-solution-contradicts-israel-palestine-conflict-latest-a7584386.html



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Reply US ambassador contradicts Donald Trump on two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict (Original post)
herding cats Feb 2017 OP
Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2017 #1
herding cats Feb 2017 #2
lark Feb 2017 #3
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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 02:06 PM

1. tRump has no foreign policy because he has EVERY foreign policy. Says all 3 sides. . . . nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 02:07 PM

2. Sadly, that's true.

From day to day, and sometimes in the same day, it changes.

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Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:13 PM

3. Uh oh, Nickeys going to go.

Hair Furor can't stand someone in his administration contradicting him, she'll be out like a light and quickly.

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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:15 PM

4. Did someone tell Haley she joined the Trump administration?

She seems to think there should be a consistent foreign policy. Silly woman.

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