Israel’s Netanyahu Calls White House Action on UN Resolution ‘Shameful’ – Wall Street Journal

TEL AVIV—Israel’s prime minister on Saturday accused the Obama administration of  a “shameful” act against his country after the U.S. helped pass a United Nations resolution that labels Jewish settlements illegal, saying it will only make it more difficult to negotiate peace with Palestinians.

The comments by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came a day after the White House broke from a longstanding tradition of defending Israel against censure by the U.N. Security Council. Palestinians, too, voiced skepticism that the…

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