Statement from Democratic Majority for Israel on Secretary Pompeo’s announcement on West Bank settlements
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2019
Contact: Rachel Rosen, [email protected]
STATEMENT ON SECRETARY POMPEO’S ANNOUNCEMENT ON WEST BANK SETTLEMENTS
WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2019) – In response to Secretary of State Pompeo’s announcement regarding West Bank settlements, Democratic Majority for Israel released the following statement:
Democratic Majority for Israel is strongly committed to a two-state solution that gives Israelis and Palestinians peace, security and sovereignty. As both Democratic and Republican administrations have recognized for decades, a two-state solution will require “land swaps,” with precise borders negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians. U.S. policy should work to bring the parties closer to a two-state solution. Unfortunately, Secretary Pompeo’s announcement moves us farther away from it.
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