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Israel rejects UN resolution

Ban ask to share Jerusalem

Ban Ki-moon stressed that the international community does not recognize Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem.UN back report by Richard Goldstone details what it says is evidence of war crimes committed by Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters.Ban adds Jerusalem must be the capital of two States – Israel and Palestine – living side-by-side in peace and security, with arrangements for the holy sites acceptable to all, if peace in the Middle East is to be achieved, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today.
“This is the road to the fulfilment of both the vision of [United Nations] Security Council resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative, and the yearning for peace of people from all over the world,” said in a message to the Jerusalem International Forum in Rabat, Morocco.

He cited as obstacles to peace continued Israeli evictions and house demolitions in East Jerusalem, closure of Palestinian institutions there, and the expansion of settlements contrary to international law …

Merkel thanks US in Congress

Barack Obama to visit Asian countries