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Settlements Resolution Veto: Missed Opportunity for U.S. Leadership | Americans for Peace Now

Washington, DC – Americans for Peace Now (APN) today expressed disappointment at the Obama administration’s veto of a UN Security Council resolution supporting the peace process and the two-state solution and condemning Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Reacting to the US veto, APN’s President and CEO Debra DeLee said: “President Barack Obama missed a key opportunity today to demonstrate U.S. leadership on peace. America’s failure to hold both sides accountable for their actions is a contributing factor to the state of the peace process today. When America doesn’t lead, developments take on a momentum of their own.

Read more here: Settlements Resolution Veto: Missed Opportunity for U.S. Leadership – Americans for Peace Now.

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