Netanyahu will fly to Rome to battle criticism over settlements

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will fly to Rome on Sunday to try to fend off pressure from the United States and Europe over his settlements policy and opposition to a French-led effort to forge peace with the Palestinians.

Beginning three days of intense diplomacy, the premier will meet US Secretary of State John Kerry and the European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, in the Italian capital, followed by talks with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Jerusalem.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Netanyahu-will-fly-to-Rome-to-battle-criticism-over-settlements-457577

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