Democrats Change Platform; Recognize Palestinian Aspirations, Reject Language Accusing Israel of ‘Occupation’

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A Judea-Samaria settlement. Democrats altered their platform to reject language calling for Israel to end its occupation of the West Bank and settlement activity. Photo: James Emery.

A Judea-Samaria settlement. Democrats altered their platform to reject language calling for Israel to end its occupation of the West Bank and settlement activity. Photo: James Emery.

Democrats altered their platform to reflect Palestinian aspirations but rejected language calling for Israel to end its occupation of the West Bank and settlement activity.

According to an Associated Press report emailed to reporters late Saturday by the Bernie Sanders campaign, the platform calls for a two-state solution but does not frame it purely as an outcome that benefits Israel, as previous platforms have.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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