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British foreign minister Boris Johnson said ‘I reiterated the UK’s commitment to supporting the Palestinian people and the two-state solution.’ Photo: Reuters
British foreign minister Boris Johnson said ‘I reiterated the UK’s commitment to supporting the Palestinian people and the two-state solution.’ Photo: Reuters

Jerusalem should be shared capital, Boris Johnson tells Palestinian foreign minister

Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of Israeli and Palestinian states, British foreign minister Boris Johnson told his Palestinian counterpart Riyad al-Malki

London: Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of Israeli and Palestinian states, British foreign minister Boris Johnson told his Palestinian counterpart Riyad al-Malki on Monday, a statement from Britain’s foreign office said.

“I reiterated the UK’s commitment to supporting the Palestinian people and the two-state solution, the urgent need for renewed peace negotiations, and the UK’s clear and longstanding position on the status of Jerusalem," Johnson said.

“It should be determined in a negotiated settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of the Israeli and Palestinian states." Reuters

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