Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry welcomes Biden’s statements on stopping Gaza war: An opportunity window to implement two-state solution

NNA – In an issuednbsp;statement on Saturday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrantsnbsp;welcomed the statements of the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, about the necessity of stopping the war in Gaza, Israelrsquo;s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, and the exchange of prisoners.

The Ministry considered thisnbsp;quot;an opportunity and window to implement the two-state solution based on the relevant international legitimacy resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative issued by Beirut Summit in 2002,quot; encouraging all peace initiatives based on these elements.nbsp;

The Ministry also highlighted quot;the need for all initiatives related to restoring calm to the southern Lebanese borders to include the comprehensive implementation of Security Council Resolution 1701.quot;

The Ministry statementnbsp;continued: ldquo;The Lebanese suffered a lot, and paid dear prices due to the implementation of half-measures, instead of searching for permanent solutions that preserve regional peace and security.rdquo;

quot;The time has come for Israel to withdraw from the remaining occupied Lebanese territories, including the Shebaa Farms and the Kfar Shuba Hills, and to withdraw to the internationally recognized Lebanese borders, and to stop its land, sea, and air violations, to reach a stage of sustainable stability in southern Lebanon,quot; the Ministry statement concluded.