Endorsements by World Leaders

“I don’t support a one-state solution, I don’t believe that’s a solution at all. I support the vision of two states for two peoples.”

  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, May 2015


“We believe in the two-state solution based on pre-June 1967 borders based on international law… Only then will the states of Palestine and Israel be able to prosper and live side by side in peace and security.”

  • President Mahmoud Abbas, April 2021


“The only game in town is the two-state solution.”

  • Fatah Secretary-General Jibril Rajoub, March 2017


“There is no alternative to a two-state solution. There can be only one solution. This is two states.”

  • Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, March 2013


“Our goal is to set up a Palestinian state alongside Israel within the framework of a solution involving two states.”

  • Former PLO Leader Yasser Arafat, May 1989


“The Roadmap is a practical and just formula for the achievement of peace, opening a genuine window of opportunity for progress toward a settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, involving two states living side-by-side in peace and security.”

  • Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, April 2004


“[The two-state solution is] the only way to guarantee Israel’s future security and its continued identity as a Jewish and democratic state.  It’s also the only way to ensure the dignity of the Palestinian people and provide the self-determination they deserve.  A two-state solution — there is no other alternative.”

  • US President Joseph Biden


“We favor and stand for the project of a two-state solution.”

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel


“We remain committed to a two-state solution, to that vision, for the resolution of this conflict. You know I really think it is possible.”

  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson


“I call for a reprise of negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians to find a two-state solution, to live side-by-side within safe and recognized borders. This has been the consistent line of French diplomacy, to which I closely adhere.”

  • French President Emmanuel Macron


“The only path towards a just and permanent peace must result in establishing the sovereign and independent Palestinian state to live in security and peace beside Israel.”

  • King Abdullah II of Jordan


“Cairo supports efforts aimed at resolving the conflict on the basis of a two-state solution and the creation of Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital.”

  • Egyptian President Sisi


“I believe the Palestinians and the Israelis have the right to have their own land. But we have to have a peace agreement to assure the stability for everyone and to have normal relations.”

  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman


“Relevant UN resolutions, the principle of land for peace and the general direction of the two-state solution should be observed and reaffirmed.”

  • Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi


“The two‑State solution remains the only path to ensuring that Palestinians and Israelis can both realize their legitimate aspirations, living side‑by‑side in peace and security.”

  • UN Secretary-General António Guterres



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