"If the Trump plan is not based on the fundamental principle of 'land for peace,' then I don’t think it’s going to go anywhere because you cannot deny Palestinian self determination," said Ambassador Edward Djerejian in an interview with Britain's SkyNews. If the plan involves only security, economic or other arrangements, "something short of a territorial compromise that would eventually have an independent Palestinian state living in peace and security next to an independent Israeli state," the plan will not have any traction.
Watch the interview here:
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