'We're Ready': Netanyahu Challenges Abbas to Restart Peace Talks

An hour after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the U.N. General Assembly to a rousing ovation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received a more measured response. "The Palestinians should first make peace and then declare their state," he said today in response to Abbas' bid for U.N. statehood. "Israel is prepared to have a Palestinian state but we are not willing to have another Gaza." After weeks of diplomatic pressure led by the United States, Palestinian leaders, as...Full Story
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