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Newshour: Obama abstains

yesterday evening (friday 23rd), 9.07-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by owen bennett jones) leads with …

“For the first time in many years, the United Nations has passed a resolution condemning Israeli settlements on Palestinian territory.
The United States abstained on this motion – according to past practice, it would have vetoed it. “

including contributions from …
• us ambassador samantha power
• israeli ambassador danny danon
• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher
• chief palestinian negotiator saeb erekat
• former us special envoy dennis ross
(if you missed it, available from 0:01:00 to 0:13:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04knm8z#playt=1m5s)

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