Netanyahu: Israel hasn't given up on peace

2015-11-09 18:30
PM Benjamin Netanyahu during talks with US President Barack Obama. (AP)

PM Benjamin Netanyahu during talks with US President Barack Obama. (AP)

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Washington - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday told US President Barack Obama that he had not given up on peace with Palestinians, despite a surge of violence in recent weeks.

"We have not given up our hopes of peace," Netanyahu says at the start of wide-ranging talks with Obama.

Israel remains committed to a two-state solution, but also remains determined to protect itself against threats, he said.

Obama said the leaders would discuss "how we can lower the temperature between the Israelis and Palestinians".

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