Danon: Obama Aides Know UNSC Mideast Resolution Won’t Work

Danny Danon

The Jerusalem Post reports: Most of those around President Barack Obama understand that a US-initiated resolution at the Security Council to lock in parameters of an Israeli-Palestinian agreement will not contribute to the diplomatic process, Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told The Jerusalem Post.

Danon, in an interview on the sidelines of the AJC Global Forum on Tuesday, said that despite media reports about a presidential policy speech on the Mideast or a US-backed or initiated Security Council resolution, “we are not seeing any signs of this in New York.”

Although Danon said that Israel’s position was that such moves would not promote negotiations, Jerusalem had to take into account that the Palestinians and other states will push an effort to “promote something by the end of the year,” because both Obama’s and UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon’s tenures will be ending.

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