UN Resolution to Set 18-Month Deadline for Talks on Palestinian State

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European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini recently met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who restated his commitment to a two-state solution. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Guardian – A UN security council resolution being drafted by France and New Zealand plans to set an 18-month deadline for completion of talks leading to the creation of a Palestinian state.

Details of the draft resolution – disclosed to the French newspaper Le Figaro – emerged on Thursday amid warnings that if no agreement was reached in that timeframe, France would go ahead and unilaterally recognize a Palestinian state.

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