Tlaib wore a keffiyeh, a chequered black and white scarf that is usually worn around the neck or head that has become associated with Palestinian violence against Jews and was made famous by Palestinian terrorist Yasser Arafat.
‘Our goal is a two-state solution with a State of Israel… as well as an independent, democratic and viable Palestinian state, living side by side in peace and security,’ said Merkel to Israel’s Channel 10.
AIPAC’s Executive Director, Howard Kohr called for ‘two states for two peoples: one Jewish with secure and defensible borders and one Palestinian with its own flag and its own future.’
‘It’s hard for me to see how they would want’ a single state, which is why both sides ‘are pushing toward a two-state’ solution, said Haley.
Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria would be absorbed into Israel in return for the Palestinians receiving land in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula.
Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog promised the Saudi website Elaph that his Labor Party and its allies would topple the right-wing Netanyahu government and lead to a two-state solution with the Palestinian Authority.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) fired back at President Donald Trump’s tweets on Tuesday that threatened to cut off aid to the Palestinians for their refusal to negotiate with Israel.
“The concept of a Palestinian state in Judea and Samaria doesn’t exist anymore, and anyone who is genuine knows that. It is wrong, dangerous, and not possible.”
Living conditions in the Gaza Strip constitute one of the most “dramatic humanitarian crises” in the word,” UN Secretary General Guterres said during a visit to the area.
While a White House delegation meets with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, the US State Department indicated a significant shift away from the anti-Israel two-state solution, admitting that it was “biased”.