United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, left, meets with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Mohamad Torokman, Pool via AP)
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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remained the only viable option as he made his first visit to the West Bank since taking office.Guterres spoke after meeting Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah in Ramallah following talks with Israeli leaders the previous day.US President Donald Trump has said he wants to reach the "ultimate deal", but he himself has cast doubt on the two-state solution, saying he could support a single state if this meant peace.Hamdallah called on Guterres to pressure Israel to comply with UN Security Council resolutions, including one in December condemning settlement activity that Netanyahu's government has ignored.Guterres's visit follows a US delegation's talks with both Netanyahu and Abbas last week.Netanyahu on Monday night, after meeting Guterres earlier in the day, again spoke of not removing settlements.
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