Obama to Jewish leaders: Israel needs to create context for Mideast peace

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U.S. President Barack Obama told Jewish leaders this week that Israel must use its military, political and cultural strength to create a context for peace with the Palestinians, according to participants of a 50-member delegation that met with Obama at the White House.

Obama also told the delegates of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations that Washington was committed to supporting Israel and its security but that the Palestinians don’t feel confident that the Netanyahu government is serious about territorial concessions, participants said.

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