You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

Netanyahu: It's Time for President Abbas to Say 'I Will Accept a Jewish State'

In an address to a joint meeting of Congress moments ago, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed negotiating a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, saying “President Abbas must do what I have done. I stood before my people, and I told you it wasn’t easy, I stood before my people and I said ‘I will accept a Palestinian state.’ It’s time for President Abbas to stand before his people and say ‘I will accept a Jewish state.’” Netanyahu said that act would convince Israelis they have a true partner for peace and would then be prepared for far-reaching compromises. Netanyahu maintained that Israel would not return to the 1967 borders, saying,”We'll be generous about the size of the future Palestinian state, but as President Obama said, "The border will be different than the one that existed on June 4, 1967." Israel will not return to the indefensible boundaries of 1967.”

Tune in to Hannity tonight at 9p/12a ET when Sean sits down with Netanyahu.

Posted in: 
Leave a Comment0

Today's Front Page Stories

On Fox News Channel

All Times Eastern

4
P

After the Malaysian jet disaster, what’s the plan to keep passengers safe? An expert guest has must-see insight on Your World.

8
P

What’s behind American apathy towards the chaos overseas? Plus, strippers are suing the San Diego Police Department. Don't miss The O'Reilly Factor.

9
P

Have we entered a new Cold War? Brit Hume talks American tensions with Russia on The Kelly File. Then on Hannity, are black conservatives being discriminated against by the NAACP? 

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News

Subscribe

Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

Greta Is Wired!

GretaWire.com is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" reveals who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Watch Fox and Friends on Tuesday, July 15 at 8:20a ET, for 'The Guardian Angel: Part 2.' Check out part one here.