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Israel 'baffled' by settlement objections

The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has extended his visit to Washington to attend a meeting aimed at restarting peace-talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

Mr Netanyahu met with President Obama earlier this week. Tensions between the US and Israel have escalated after Israel announced it would build Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem.

Dr Rosemary Hollis, director of the Olive Tree Scholarship Programme at City University London, examines whether US-Israeli diplomatic relations can be improved.


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