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US warns European governments against supporting Palestinians at UN

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At www.guardian.co.uk

The United States has warned European governments against supporting a Palestinian bid for enhanced status at the United Nations, saying such a move 'would be extremely counterproductive' and threatening 'significant negative consequences' for the Palestinian Authority, including financial sanctions. A US memorandum, seen by the Guardian, said Palestinian statehood 'can only be achieved via direct negotiations with the Israelis' and urged European governments 'to support [American] efforts' to block the bid.

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evidence that American foreign policy is responsib... by Archie on Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 at 3:43:33 PM