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Arab League Chief: Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Requires Two-state Solution

FILE - Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit.

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Thursday that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict required a two-state solution, a day after the UnitedStates backed away from its commitment to Palestinian statehood.

"It requires a comprehensive and just settlement based on a two-state solution and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on ... 1967 borders with its capital in Jerusalem," Egypt's state news agency quoted Aboul Gheit as
saying after meeting the U.N chief Antonio Guterres in Cairo.