Push for Israel/Palestine “2 State Solution”

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“This is a critical moment for Israel and the region. I also hope that Israel will be forthcoming with its own concrete proposals on territory and security, as called for by the Quartet [the diplomatic grouping consisting of the UN, European Union, Russia and the United States], in order to reach agreement on all final status issues before the end of this year. The success of the Amman talks is in the interest of both Israelis and Palestinians, “ offered UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in remarks during a joint press conference with President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem. Read “East Jerusalem-Higher Violence & More Settlements Says UN” - diplomaticallyincorrect.org/films/blog_post/east-jerusalem-higher-violence-more-settlements-un-security-council-told-by-ambassador-mo/43746 Mr. Ban’s fourth visit to Israel as Secretary-General is part of wider effort and visit to the Middle East that includes stops in Jordan and the occupied Palestinian territories in an effort to help move the Israeli-Palestinian peace process forward. Israeli and Palestinian negotiators began preparatory talks at the start of last month in Amman under the facilitation of King Abdullah II of Jordan and that country’s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh. In remarks prepared for a press encounter with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr. Ban said he is encouraged that Israelis and Palestinians have re-engaged in direct talks and remained hopeful that direct, frequent exchanges between the parties will continue. The Secretary-General “commended Mr. Netanyahu’s commitment to a two-State solution, adding that this is the moment to display further leadership to ensure that negotiations continue,” according to UN News Center. “Palestine Bouncing Between Despair & Euphoria” -- diplomaticallyincorrect.org/films/blog_post/palestine-bouncing-between-despair-euphoria-by-ambassador-mo/42936 “A credible political horizon is imperative for the emergence of a Palestinian State living in peace and security side-by-side with Israel. The consequences of inaction would be grave for either side,” the UN SG judged. By Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey –Twitter @MuhamedSacirbey Facebook = Become a Fan at “Diplomatically Incorrect” Twitter – Follow us at DiplomaticallyX War Crimes Justice Channel - diplomaticallyincorrect.org/c/war-crimes-justice Photo - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) and President Shimon Peres of Israel hold joint press conference in Jerusalem. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe


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"Voice of the Global Citizen"- Diplomatically Incorrect (diplomaticallyincorrect.org) provide film and written reports on issues reflecting diplomatic discourse and the global citizen. Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey (@MuhamedSacirbey) is former Foreign Minister Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina at the United Nations. "Mo" is also signatory of the Rome Conference/Treaty establishing the International…

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