German president says no alternatives to two-state solution in Israel

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visiting Israel, said a two-state solution is the only resolution to the conflict between Israel and Palestinians. “There are no other solutions,” he said at a meeting Sunday with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. In a speech at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Steinmeier added, “Only a two-state solution will give Israel a future as a Jewish democratic state.” The visit to Israel was Steinmeier’s first as president of Germany.
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