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Israel and US row on settlements

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have disagreed in public over Israeli settlement building in the West Bank.

Standing next to him in Washington, Mrs Clinton reiterated that the US wanted a complete halt.

Mr Avigdor, meanwhile, said he could not accept an "absolute freeze" on settlements.


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