Palestinians seek Israeli peace deal within year: draft resolution

A group of Palestinian boys, one carrying the national flag, walk past destroyed houses in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City on August 27, 2014The Palestinians set a 12-month deadline to reach a final peace deal with Israel and the end of 2017 as the date for completing the Israeli withdrawal in a UN draft resolution submitted Wednesday. The text obtained by AFP said a “just, lasting and comprehensive peace solution that brings an end to the Israeli occupation” and “fulfills the vision” of a Palestinian state should be reached no later than 12 months after the adoption of the resolution.

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