Malaysia firm on two-state solution to Palestinian-Israeli conflict: FM

Malaysia firm on two-state solution to Palestinian-Israeli conflict: FM

Kuala Lumpur (UNA-OIC) – Malaysia on Saturday reiterated its firm stand on a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said Malaysia’s position on the issue of Palestine has always been consistent, whereby it has always rejected the illegal and unilateral action by Israel to implement its plan to annex parts of the Occupied Palestinian Territories in the West Bank.

“Malaysia, which has no diplomatic relations with Israel, reiterates its long-held position that the creation of an independent (State of) Palestine through a two-state solution, based on the pre-1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine as the only viable solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict,” Hishammuddin said.

“Malaysia will continue to support concrete and genuine efforts towards achieving this just and lasting solution, through negotiations involving the parties concerned, based on international laws and relevant United Nations’ resolutions,” he added.

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