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Obama on Israeli-Palestinian 'stalemate'


US President, Barack Obama has called for the aspirations of Palestinians and Israelis to be "met through two states".

In a keynote speech in Cairo Mr Obama called for a "new beginning" in ties with the Muslim world.

He said "Israelis must acknowledge that just as Israel's right to exist cannot be denied, neither can Palestine's."


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