Moments ago, following a lengthy meeting with the president, Israel’s Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu responded to President Obama’s call for Israel and Palestine to return to pre-1967 borders, saying, “While Israel is willing to make generous compromises for peace, it cannot go back to the 1967 lines because these lines are indefensible because they don’t take into account certain changes that have taken place.”

Netayahu also said, “Israel cannot negotiate with a Palestinian government that is backed by Hamas.”