February 16, 2017

Trump drops US commitment to Israel-Palestine two-state solution

In a major policy shift, US president says he would back a single-state solution, after meeting Israeli PM Netanyahu.

President Donald Trump has dropped Washington's commitment to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, backing away from a long-held position of the US and the international community in the Middle East. Read more.

Al Jazeera

Trump, Meeting With Netanyahu, Backs Away From Palestinian State (video) - NY Times

- Arab League Chief: Palestinian-Israeli conflict needs two-state solution - JPost
- American Jewish Leaders Call Trump’s Ideas on Israel 'Terrifying' and 'Bizarre' (paywall) - Haaretz

- Despite Trump's Statements During Netanyahu Meet, Abbas and Palestinians Get Another Reprieve (paywall) - Haaretz

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