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Suspicious efforts by West to endorse a Palestinian state

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The newfound commitment to the so-called two-state solution by the West may be an attempt to distract public opinion from the genocide being perpetrated by the Israeli regime in the besieged Gaza.

But why don't they propose a democratic solution rather than a top-down imposition?

After all, they are forever proclaiming their commitment to democracy, and enabling the entire adult population to vote on their future would be a genuine exercise in self-determination.

Western States, especially the UK, are trying to resurrect the two-state solution as they move for the first time to endorse a Palestinian state.

This new move signals a recognition that the Axis of Resistance is winning; better a Palestinian state than the systematic dismantling of the Zionist entity.

But why do these Western states, which claim to exalt democracy, not favor a democratic solution to the occupation of Palestine?

Why not offer a vote to all Palestinians and all Israelis about how they want to live?

Surely this would be an elegant solution, which would show a true commitment to democracy. As it happens, there is one state that has proposed a democratic solution to the occupation; the Islamic Republic of Iran.

In November last year, the Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian emphasized the right of the Palestinian people to determine their own destiny, saying a referendum would be a complete solution to the Palestinian question.

The dimensions of this idea have been officially registered by the Islamic Republic of Iran at the United Nations. Amir-Abdollahian said, efforts to promote the idea have been made in various bilateral, regional, and, international forums.

At present all those living in Historic Palestine, including additional territories such as the Golan, amount to 7.2 million Jews (48.6%) and 7.1 million Palestinians (47.7%). In addition, there are a further 7 million Palestinians in the Diaspora, 6.3 million in Arab countries, and around 750,000 elsewhere. Of this total of 21 million, therefore, some two-thirds are Palestinian.

These figures reveal a stark nightmare for the Zionists. In any democratic process, the so-called State of Israel would be voted out of existence.

There is no mandate in the territory of Historic Palestine for a Jewish state, and there never will be.

As Amir-Abdollahian put it in November, the Zionist regime in the shadow of its inability to confront the resistance forces, took revenge on the defenseless people of Gaza and the West Bank, which resulted in genocide and war crimes.

It is plain that the blood loss visible in the revenge on Gaza is driven by the sure and certain knowledge of the Zionists that they are outnumbered and their genocidal settler-colonial ethno-state can only survive by force of arms.

 The question now is, how long can that endure?

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