Netanyahu Rejects Obama Statehood Demand After Oval Office Meeting

Netanyahu Rejects Obama Statehood Demand After Oval Office Meeting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in front of President Obama and the media, explicitly rejected the president’s call for a Palestinian state based on the pre-1967 borders.

Sitting beside Obama following a private Oval Office meeting, the visiting prime minister said Friday that he values the president’s efforts to advance the peace process and intends to work with him. But he said the president’s call for Israel to pull back to the borders that existed before the Six-Day War is not tenable.

“We can’t go back to those indefensible lines. … I discussed this with the president,” Netanyahu said.

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http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/05/20/netanyahu-white-house-obamas-mideast-speech/

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