Angela Merkel meets Mahmoud Abbas, calls for two-state solution

The German Chancellor stressed her support for a two-state solution.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
August 29, 2019 17:31
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shake hands during a news co

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shake hands during a news conference ahead of their meeting in Berlin, Germany, August 29, 2019.. (photo credit: AXEL SCHMIDT/REUTERS)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), Ynet reported Thursday.

According to the report, Merkel said that Germany still believes that a two-state solution is the only way to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so the two nations "could live in peace and security."
Abbas stressed Germany's important role in Middle Eastern politics and thanked Merkel for the aid Germany provides to the Palestinian Authority.


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