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Netanyahu At Odds With Trump Over Two-State Solution

Days after President Trump endorsed a two-state solution, the Israeli prime minister tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that Israel must retain control of security in any agreement with the Palestinians.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauds U.S. President Donald Trump during a speech at the United Nations during the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 27. Source: Stephanie Keith

Days after President Trump explicitly endorsed a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during a speech at the U.N. General Assembly meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells NPR he disagrees.

For Netanyahu, a conflict solution must involve Israel remaining in complete control of security.

"My view of "The key power that must, must not be in their hands is the question of security. ... I don't want them either as citizens of Israel or subjects of Israel."

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