UN warns Trump over his reversal on ‘two-state’ solution

United tions, Feb 16: The UN chief has warned US President Dold Trump against abandoning the idea of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying there is “no altertive”. It came after Trump went against decades of US policy, saying he would back whatever formula led to peace. Palestinians reacted with alarm to the possibility that the US could drop support for Palestinian statehood. The last round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks broke down in 2014, BBC reported on Thursday. Speaking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, President Trump promised to deliver a “great” peace deal. But he said both sides must compromise. “So I’m looking at two states and one state,” he said. “And I like the one that both parties like.” Following the press conference, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged the intertiol community to do everything it could to bring about a two-state solution. He said there was no other option for resolving the conflict. (IANS)