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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri commented on the speeches of Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas at the UN General Assembly.
a two-state solution is not enough, Al-Monitor reports.
“I acknowledge that Prime Minister Lapid has publicly stated his support for a two-state solution. we have consistently spoken in our discussions both with the Israeli government and with our partners in the European Union and the United States, and we hope that the decision will be implemented. We, of course, recognize that elections are coming up in Israel, and the need to wait for the electoral process and composition of the new Israeli government va. We hope that this government will approve the two-state solution and effectively resume and carry out negotiations with the PA,” Shukri said.
The representative of Egypt noted that “it is not enough to declare one's intentions.”< br />
According to Shukri, decades after the signing of the Oslo Accords, the creation of an “independent Palestinian state” was not implemented.
“And I can understand the frustration expressed in Abbas's speech for the same reason,” Shukri said.
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