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Obama in direct peace appeal to young Israelis

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In a powerful direct appeal to Israelis, President Barack Obama insisted that a two-state peace with the Palestinians could still be forged and is their only hope of true security. 

US President Barack Obama speaks on US, Israel and Mideast relations at the Convention Center in Jerusalem, on March 21, 2013, on the second day of his 3-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

In a trademark soaring address Thursday, Obama also built on his vow of an "eternal" defence of the Jewish state in the face of Iran's nuclear programme, which has been at the centerpiece of his first trip to the country as US president.

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