Abbas: UN vote on settlements is a blow to Israeli policy

By REUTERS
December 23, 2016 23:33

 
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RAMALLAH - A UN Security Council vote to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements is a blow to Israeli policy, a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday.

"The Security Council resolution is a big blow to Israeli policy, a unanimous international condemnation of settlements and a strong support for the two-state solution," spokesman Nabil Abu Rdainah said in a statement published by the official Palestinian news agency Wafa.

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