UK Foreign Minister Affirms Commitment to Two-State Solution

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Ramallah, MINA – President Mahmoud Abbas Monday received a phone call from Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, who affirmed the UK’s commitment to a two-state solution, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

Abbas and Johnson discussed the latest political developments and the importance to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in the Middle East.

Boris shared a tweet on social media saying it was “Good to speak to President Abbas of the Palestinian Authority today. We discussed the importance of resuming peace negotiations towards a two-state solution.”

Abbas affirmed Palestinians commitment to a two-state solution based on the border of 1967 with East Jerusalem as the capital and resuming peace talks following a multilateral international mechanism based on international law and the Arab peace initiative. (T/RS5/RS1)

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Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)