Poll: 62 Percent of Palestinians Oppose a Two-State Solution

(Palestinian Center for Survey and Policy Research) Dr. Khalil Shikaki - 62% of Palestinians oppose the concept of the two-state solution, while 36% support the concept, according to a poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in the West Bank and Gaza on 15-18 September 2021. Moreover, 73% believe that the chances for the creation of a Palestinian state alongside the State of Israel in the next five years are slim or nonexistent. 61% oppose and 24% support an unconditional resumption of Palestinian-Israeli negotiations. 58% oppose and 36% support a return to dialogue with the new U.S. administration under President Joe Biden. 54% support a return to armed confrontations and intifada. 78% of the public want President Abbas to resign, up from 68% three months ago. If new legislative elections were held today, 37% say they will vote for Hamas and 32% will vote for Fatah. In light of the recent confrontations with Israel, 45% think Hamas is most deserving of leading the Palestinian people, while only 19% think Fatah under President Abbas should lead the Palestinians.

2021-09-23 00:00:00

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