Clinton Calls for Durable Outcome to Gaza Violence

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the United States is pushing for a `

An Israeli soldier stands on a tank at a staging area near the Israel Gaza Strip Border, southern Israel, early Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging Israeli forces and Gaza militants to hold their fire, warning that a further escalation of the seven-day-old conflict would endanger the entire region. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

JERUSALEM (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the United States is pushing for a `'durable outcome" promoting stability following Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip.
Clinton spoke alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday after she rushed to the region to help forge a cease-fire after a week of fighting between Israel and Gaza militants.
She said "the goal must be a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security and legitimate aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians alike."
Netanyahu said Israel would welcome a diplomatic solution to the crisis, but threatened further military activity, saying he is ready to take "whatever action" is necessary.

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  • by Kelly Location: Lansing on Nov 21, 2012 at 05:57 AM
    Israel's offensive? Seriously? C'mon WILX, don't just copy an AP article, especially one with a clear agenda. It's Israel's retaliation against the Hamas bombs that were launched into their residential neighborhoods.
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