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  טבת 1, 5776 , 13/12/15

Obama: Only two-state solution can ensure peace

US President Barack Obama delivered a pre-recorded statement at Haaretz's conference, saying: "Peace is necessary, just and possible. Peace is necessary because it's the only way to ensure true and lasting security for Israelis and Palestinians, and the only way to ensure that Israel remains a democratic and Jewish state."

"I have been clear that Palestinian leaders have to condemn the ongoing attacks and stop incitements. Individuals responsible for violence, including violence against Palestinians, have to be brought to justice," he said.

President Obama further claimed that "The best way to reduce tensions and to ensure Israel's security is to continue working in concrete ways towards a two-state solution."

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