Broad support among G20 for a two-state solution in the Middle East: Brazil

AFP , Thursday 22 Feb 2024

Brazil said Thursday that the Group of 20 nations broadly backs a two-state solution to the conflict in the Middle East, at the close of a two-day meeting of foreign ministers from the world's biggest economies.

Brazilian President Lula da Silva (R) welcomes Brazilians and Palestinians returning from the Gaza S
Brazilian President Lula da Silva (R) welcomes Brazilians and Palestinians returning from the Gaza Strip at Brasilia Air Base on November 13, 2023. AFP

 

There was "virtual unanimity for the two-state solution as the only possible solution for the conflict between Israel and Palestine," Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira told journalists in Rio de Janeiro.

"Every (minister) that addressed the issue voiced support" for a two-state solution, "and it was a lot" of ministers, a Brazilian foreign ministry source told AFP.

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