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'Friends need to tell each other the hard truths': Kerry explains why the US abstained from the UN resolution on Israel

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the US “could not, in good conscience, stand in the way” of last week’s UN vote to bar Israel from expanding settlements onto Palestinian land in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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