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Security Council Adopts Middle East Resolution, First In 5 Years

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The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution aimed at giving fresh momentum to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

The draft describes US-brokered talks between Israelis and Palestinians as "irreversible" and urges greater diplomatic efforts to secure a deal.

The resolution is the first on the Middle East issue adopted by the 15-member council in almost five years.

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