Trump calls for Obama to veto UN resolution on halting Israeli settlements

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“This puts Israel in a very poor negotiating position and is extremely unfair to all Israelis,” says Trump.

US President-elect Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the Obama administration on Thursday to veto a UN Security Council draft resolution calling for an immediate halt to settlement building on land that Palestinians want for a state.
Netanyahu took to Twitter in the dead of night in Israel to make the appeal, in a sign of concern that President Barack Obama might take a parting shot at a policy he has long opposed and a right-wing leader with whom he has had a rocky relationship… [read more]