U.S.: Palestinian UN bid fails to account for Israel's security needs

December 30, 2014 7:02 AM

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State Department says draft resolution to end the occupation and create a Palestinian state 'not constructive' and 'sets arbitrary deadlines'; Arab ambassadors endorse bid.

The U.S. State Department sharply criticized on Monday the Palestinian plan to submit a draft resolution at the UN Security Council, calling for an end to the occupation and the creation of a state by 2017.

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