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After Russia, EU Slams Trump's Peace Plan: Challenges Basis for Palestinian State



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The Trump administration’s plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace “challenges many of the internationally agreed parameters” for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the European Union’s top diplomat said on Sunday.
High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell said that the plan throws into question “the 1967 border, as agreed by both parties, with a state of Israel and an independent, viable state of Palestine, living side-by-side in peace, security and mutual recognition.”
Speaking in Jordan, Borrell said Amman “plays a very special role” in efforts to end the conflict, noting its role as custodian of holy sites in Jerusalem. “We share the commitment to a two-state solution and respect for international law,” he added.
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