Obama, Europeans press Palestinians to drop UN bid
Published 09/21/2011, Associated Press
Furiously scrambling to head off a U.N. showdown, the United States warned world leaders Wednesday that trying to create a Palestinian nation by simple decree instead of through hard negotiations was bound to fail as a shortcut to peace with Israel. Europeans worked to defuse the dispute, too, France urging new talks within a month.Word count: 1259
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