I was intrigued to see a blog called Political Parry claiming that, on his recent state visit to the
: "Obama did not mention Palestine/Israel at all in his speeches, and neither did Cameron. It would have had an effect on their "essential relationship"." I have attempted to post a comment on Political Parry to explain that this is not true - the President and the Prime Minister amply mentioned Israel/Palestine at their joint press conference; Mr Obama also mentioned it in his speech to Parliament. For the record, at the press conference, President Obama said: UK
And at a time when so many in the region are casting off the burdens of the past, we agree that the push for a lasting peace that ends the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and resolves all claims is more urgent than ever. I appreciate the Prime Minister’s support for the principles that I laid out last week on borders and security, which can provide a sound basis from which the two sides can negotiate.