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Washington against UNSC draft on Palestine

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (KUNA) - The United States on Thursday stated opposition to the Palestinian draft text at UN Security Council aiming to put an end to the Israeli occupation by 2016.

"We have seen the draft. It is not something we would support and we think others feel the same and are calling for further consultations," State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters here.

"The Palestinians understand that. You may have also seen President Abbas speak to this earlier today, and have said they support continued consultations are not pushing for a vote on this now," she added

Washington against UNSC draft on Palestine


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