EU to promote 'now more than ever' two-state solution

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 31, 2014 05:26

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini released a statement on Wednesday following a vote at the United Nations Security Council on a Palestinian resolution calling for Israel to withdraw from territories it captured in 1967 within a three-year period.

The Security Council rejected the draft on Tuesday, with eight members voting in favor of the measure and two voting against it. There were five abstentions.

The vote, the EU's new foreign affairs chief said, underscores "once again, the urgency of resuming" peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians as well as "the need for the international community to focus on" reaching a "comprehensive" peace agreement.

To achieve a lasting deal based on the two-state solution, "clear parameters" would have to be put in place, read Mogherini's statement.

The EU also urged both sides of the aisle to "urgently" return to the negotiating table and avoid any action that could undermine a solution. "The European Union will promote and support now more than ever efforts to achieve a lasting peace," the EU said.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 16, 2018
Report: Erdogan, Macron vow to boost economic ties

By REUTERS