At UN debate, US President urges dealing honestly with tensions between Arabs and West
The following is a transcript of President Obama's address to the U.N. General Assembly.
Turning to specific crises, President Obama said the future for Israelis and Palestinians must not belong to those who turn their backs on the prospect of peace and thrive on conflict, and those who reject Israel’s right to exist, but to those who pursue the hard but clear goal of a secure, Jewish state of Israel and an independent, prosperous Palestine.
Document Type: Address, UN news item
Document Source: Department of Public Information (DPI), General Assembly, United Nations News Service
Source Country: United States of America
Subject: Palestine question, Peace process, Peace proposals and efforts, Statehood-related
Publication Date: 25/09/2012