Netanyahu: Palestinian State Would Remain under Israeli Security Control

(Times of Israel) Raphael Ahren - Prime Minister Netanyahu said Wednesday after a meeting with President Trump that the U.S. accepts that if a two-state solution is achieved to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israel will retain overall security control of the West Bank. "Israel will not give up on security control west of the Jordan [River] as long as I am prime minister. I think the Americans accept that principle." "The question is, what is a state?...That's also what I said in the meeting: Will it be Costa Rica or Iran?...I am ready for the Palestinians to have the power to govern themselves without having the powers to threaten us."

2018-09-27 00:00:00

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