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Two-state solution: what exactly did Trump say?

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Published: 18 February 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

5 questions to make sense of the Trump-Netanyahu press conference.

Two-state solution: what exactly did Trump say? – Amir Tibon – Haaretz 15.02.17

And see:

Trump and Netanyahu's White House vanity fair – Akiva Eldar – Al-Monitor 16.02.17
President Donald Trump’s appearance at a White House news conference Feb. 15 with PM Netanyahu “reminded me of my grandmother, may she rest in peace, who often grumbled about Israeli leaders. She usually signed off from her carping with a heavy sigh and muttered, ‘But heaven help us, he’s our very own fool.’ … An Israeli might say, ‘But Trump is not our fool. He’s the Americans’ problem.’ The late Israeli PM Levi Eshkol would have responded to that, saying, ‘When the United States sneezes, Israel comes down with pneumonia.’”

Huge majority opposes one-state solution between Israel, Palestinians – Gil Hoffman – The Jerusalem Post 16.02.17
While Trump indicated no preference for a two- or one-state solution at his press conference Wednesday with PM Benjamin Netanyahu, a poll found that the preference of the relevant parties for the deal he is seeking is clear.


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