Jimmy Carter says Mideast peace is Ã¢â‚¬ËœvanishingÃ¢â‚¬â„¢
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday during a visit to Jerusalem that the prospect of an Israel-Palestinian peace accord is “vanishing, blaming Israeli settlement of the West Bank.
Carter, a longtime critic of Israeli policies, called the current situation “catastrophic and blamed Israel for the growing isolation of east Jerusalem from the West Bank. He said a Palestinian state has become “unviable.
“Weve reached a crisis stage, said Carter, 88. “The two-state solution is the only realistic path to peace and security for Israel and the Palestinians.