Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood statement on Israel’s Land Regularisation Bill being passed through the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset.
Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood said:
It is of great concern that the bill paves the way for significant growth in settlements deep in the West Bank, threatening the viability of the two-state solution.
As a longstanding friend of Israel, I condemn the passing of the Land Regularisation Bill by the Knesset, which damages Israel’s standing with its international partners.
We reiterate our support for a two-state solution leading to a secure Israel that is safe from terrorism, and a contiguous, viable and sovereign Palestinian state.
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