Two senators introduced legislation urging the United States not to recognize a unilaterally declared Palestinian state. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) said the declaration would be harmful to Israeli- Palestinian negotiations and said the United States should pressure its allies not to recognize or support such a move.
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