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The European Union stresses the importance of a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

The EU comments were made after Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said that the two-state solution was "not viable."

Jerusalem24 – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, stressed the importance of a two-state solution.

In press statements he made, after the meeting of the Council on Foreign Relations of the European Union, Borrell said: “Israel’s security can only be achieved through the two-state solution.”

He explained that they are waiting for Israel to present a political viewpoint in order to end the existing conflict, noting that reaching a solution with the Palestinians will contribute positively to Israel’s security.

The European official’s comments came after Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid confirmed that the two-state solution was “not viable at the present time.”

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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