ECI to Kerry on 'Apartheid State' Comment: Step Down
6:38 AM, Apr 28, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
John Kerry's statement that Israel could become an "apartheid state" means the secretary of state should resign from his job, the Emergency Committee for Israel said in a statement:
The statement comes from ECI's executive director, Noah Pollak. William Kristol is the chairman of the group.
The Daily Beast's Josh Rogin first reported Sunday evening that Kerry told a group of officials from both the U.S. and allied nations that Israel could be come an "apartheid state" if a two-state solution was not reached.
“A two-state solution will be clearly underscored as the only real alternative. Because a unitary state winds up either being an apartheid state with second class citizens—or it ends up being a state that destroys the capacity of Israel to be a Jewish state,” Kerry said, according to Rogin. “Once you put that frame in your mind, that reality, which is the bottom line, you understand how imperative it is to get to the two state solution, which both leaders, even yesterday, said they remain deeply committed to.”
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