UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Israel's settlement activities do not comply with the two-state solution efforts.
UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Israel’s settlement activities do not comply with the two-state solution efforts.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday stated that Israel’s settlement activities do not comply with the two-state solution goals.
Ahead of International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on Friday 29th November – a day which has been celebrated every year since 1978 – the UN head released a statement saying “Israel’s decision to accelerate the settlement constructions on Palestinian land does not comply with the two-state solution efforts and carries the risk of ending the negotiations.”
John Ashe, President of the UN General Assembly gave a speech during the meeting and emphasized that the General Assembly is committed to a two-state solution with Israel and Palestine living in peace side-by-side within the pre-1967 borders.
The boundaries for the Palestinian Territories; the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip are defined as the “1967 borders.”