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Rice: Israel, Hezbollah Have Obligation to Adhere to U.N. Resolution

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday that neither side is getting what it wanted but both sides have "an obligation to respond to U.N. Security Council's resolution" aimed at halting the fighting between Israel and Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas.

"There are things the Israelis wanted and things the Lebanese wanted, and everybody wasn't going to get everything that they wanted," Rice said at a briefing in Crawford, Texas, where she met with President George W. Bush at his ranch.

Rice urged the 15-member Security Council to back the draft resolution proposed by the U.S. and France that seeks a full halt to the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah.

Rice said the time to stop the fighting between Hezbollah and the Israelis is now, but she acknowledged "there will likely be some skirmishes."