Obama vows to push past obstacles to Mideast peace

November 10, 2010 05:11

JAKARTA, Indonesia — US President Barack Obama on Wednesday reiterated his determination to push past obstacles to peace in the Middle East.

In a speech at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta, Obama said the United States has been persistent in the pursuit of peace, despite a history of false starts and setbacks.The US president said enormous obstacles remain, but the US is committed to overcoming them.

Obama added that the US will spare no effort to reach the goal of two states — Israel and Palestine — living side by side in peace.

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