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  Nissan 10, 5773 , 21/03/13

Obama: Peace is Necessary

President Barack Obama of the United States told students at the Binyanei Ha'uma International Convention Center in Jerusalem, Thursday afternoon, that "the only path to true security is through an independent and viable Palestine." Referring to the Judea-Samaria security barrier, he said that "no wall is high enough" to keep all terrorists out and "No Iron Dome is perfect enough" to prevent every rocket.

Obama said peace is made with peoples, not governments and that "peace with the Palestinians" was a powerful way to begin to make peace with all the Arabs. He also said it would not be achieved through unilateral action [such as the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood at the United Nations -ed.].

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