Thursday, July 24, 2008

Israels' Unsettling Nerves With Barack

Obama Open To Divided Jerusalem
Assures Palestinians his declaration to Jewish group was 'misunderstanding'

Posted: July 23, 2008
3:58 pm Eastern

By Aaron Klein
© 2008 WorldNetDaily

Sen. Barack Obama speaking to reporters in Sderot, Israel, a town near the Gaza border targeted by Palestinian rockets (Image from Haaretz TV)
RAMALLAH, West Bank – In a meeting here today, Sen. Barack Obama assured the Palestinians he supports a "negotiated settlement" that may grant the Palestinian Authority control over sections of Jerusalem, a senior PA official who took part in the meeting told WND.

"He assured us there was a misunderstanding when he said in [June] he supports the Israelis' rights to hold on to Jerusalem. He told us he corrected this right away and that he supports a negotiated settlement that will give the Palestinians territory," said the PA official.

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