Israeli Leader Backtracks From Palestinian State Opposition

March 19, 2015 4:42 PM

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Days after winning Israel's election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be backtracking from hard-line statements that ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Netanyahu says in a TV interview Thursday that he remains committed to Palestinian statehood — if conditions in the region improve. He tells MSNBC: "I haven't changed my policy."

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