Conflict & Justice

President Obama Tells Palestinians They Deserve an End to Occupation

President Obama visited the West Bank Thursday to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

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Obama said the US supports a sovereign Palestinian state, and that the Palestinian people deserve an end to occupation.

Anchor Marco Werman discusses the President's Middle East trip with The World's Matthew Bell in Jerusalem.

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    U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech on policy at the Jerusalem Convention Center, March 21, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR3F9XC

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    President Obama with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Photo: REUTERS/Jason Reed)