Obama: Mideast peace possible but difficult

AP News
Posted: Mar 21, 2013 7:59 AM

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — President Barack Obama says a Mideast peace with two independent states is still possible but says it is difficult to achieve.

Obama said politics in Palestinian territories and in Israel complicate the search for peace.

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Obama spoke at a joint news conference in the West Bank Thursday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.