We make regular representations to the Palestinian leadership to encourage the resumption of peace negotiations.
We believe that there is a need to make urgent progress on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before the window for such a solution closes. We believe that Israel's security and the realisation of the Palestinians' right to statehood are not opposing goals. On the contrary they are intimately intertwined objectives.
For more detail on the Government's position on this issue, I refer the noble Lord to the Statement made by the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right honourable friend