Friday, July 3, 2009

'U.S. can't get Arabs to commit to normal Israel ties'

Haaretz, By Barak Ravid and Cnaan Liphshiz (2/7/2009) The U.S. administration has not been successful in securing commitments from Arab countries to take steps toward normalizing relations with Israel, a senior source in Jerusalem said Wednesday. The source said U.S. President Barack Obama's recent meeting with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia did not produce a commitment to encourage the other Arab states to begin normalization. "In such a situation, the Americans can't continue demanding gestures only from Israel, such as the demand that Israel freeze settlement construction," the source said... Click here for full story

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