Livni: Palestinian statehood isn’t a favor to Obama, it’s vital for Israel

24.05.2011                      20.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 35 des Omer

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Livni: Palestinian statehood isn't a favor to Obama, it's vital for Israel

Opposition leader tells AIPAC that she had decided to come before to the conference 'not to ask what the U.S. can do for Israel, but what we can do together to confront the challenges.'

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni said Monday that Israel must adopt the vision of a two-state solution, telling an AIPAC conference that it was the only way to preserve its status as the Jewish homeland.
"Inaction is not an option" to the stalled peace process, Livni told the conference a day after Obama delivered his own address to the pro-Israel lobby clarifying his vision for a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders with land swaps, which was immediately rejected by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his coalition allies….