Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah, March 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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British foreign minister Boris Johnson has warned that the alternative to a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is an "apartheid system," in an interview with an Israeli newspaper published Thursday.Johnson had a whistlestop 24-hour visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories Wednesday in which he reaffirmed British support for Israel but criticized settlement building in the occupied West Bank. The two-state solution, meaning the creation of a Palestinian state existing in peace alongside Israel, is a key policy goal of the international community.
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