More Quotes

“The policy of our government in the UK is absolutely unchanged. We remain committed to a two-state solution, to that vision, for the resolution of this conflict.”

(UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaking to reporters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, 08/03/17)

“The obsession with Israel… is the largest threat to the Council’s credibility. It limits the good we can accomplish by making a mockery of this Council. The United States will oppose any effort to delegitimise or isolate Israel.”

(US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Erin M. Barclay speaking at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, 01/03/2017)

“No one really knows when the window for a two-state solution will close, but one day it will. Continued stalemate after three failed attempts to reach a deal accelerates the closing of this window and endangers Israel’s future as a Jewish, democratic state. We need to keep the window open, even if peace is not around the corner.”

(BICOM Senior Visiting Fellow Brig. Gen. (res) Michael Herzog writing in The American Interest, 27/02/17)

“When it comes to fighting ISIS or al-Qaeda, everyone wants to work with Israel. The whole world is against ISIS and if Israel can help share intelligence information, then there is a willingness to work with us.”

(Israeli Minister of Intelligence and Transportation Israel Katz interviewed in The Washington Post, 26/02/17)

“Confiscation and annexing two million Palestinians who will demand full civil rights is not the answer. Only the two-state solution can end the prolonged, bloody conflict. The infrastructure for this existed a year ago and exists today more than ever before.”

(Chairman of the Zionist Union Isaac Herzog writing in Haaretz on his ten-point plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace, 23/02/2017)

“My government will not support one-sided resolutions criticising Israel of the kind recently adopted by the UN Security Council and we deplore the boycott campaigns designed to delegitimise the Jewish state.”

(Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull writing in The Australian ahead of Netanyahu’s visit, 22/02/2017)