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Israel makes deal with the United States to freeze settlements

Benjamin Netanyahu and Hillary Clinton spent the day together in New York working out a deal that would lead to a 90 day freeze in settlements in West Jerusalem.

In return, the Obama administration has offered Israel a package of security incentives and fighter jets worth $3 billion that would be contingent on the signing of a peace agreement, the official said. The United States would also block any moves in the United Nations Security Council that would try to shape a final peace agreement

This New York Times article provides more details about the purpose and goals of the deal.

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