Tuesday, August 11, 2009

71 Senators Ask Obama to Pressure Arab States


"Seventy-one senators sent a letter to US President Barack Obama on Monday, asking him to encourage and pressure Arab states to consider "dramatic gestures" toward Israel in order to show their commitment to peace with the Zionist entity, similar to the steps taken by late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in his historic visit to Tel Aviv in 1977......

"We write in support of your efforts to encourage Arab states to normalize relations with the State of Israel," the senators wrote Obama. "We agree with you and Secretary Clinton that Arab states must do more to end their isolation of Israel."....."

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