U.N., Arab bloc: 2 states favored

U.S. diplomat affirms support

Posted: February 17, 2017 at 2:57 a.m.
Updated: February 17, 2017 at 2:57 a.m.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives the thumbs-up as he is escorted to his car by President Donald Trump as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.

The United Nations and the Arab League on Thursday issued a joint statement in support of the establishment of a Palestinian state, a day after President Donald Trump said it's up to Israel and the Palestinians to agree on the form of a final settlement.

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