Netanyahu chose an interesting backdrop for his announcement. msnbc.com story: Quartet to urge Israel to keep settlement freeze.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plays table tennis with children, Sept 21, 2010, in Sderot, Israel. The playground is sheltered from rockets launched from the nearby Gaza Strip. Netanyahu has so far refused to extend the partial ban on Israeli settlement building despite urging from President Barack Obama. He has hinted, however, he would confine building to major settlement blocs.