The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain Boris Johnson in the Telegraph, defended the Balfour Declaration, which led to the creation of the state of Israel, and stressed that only the creation of two States can lead to peace in the region.
Thursday, November 2 in London will be held festive events dedicated to the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, which recognized the right of Jews to a national home in Palestine. These events will be attended by the Israeli government led by Benjamin Netanyahu.
The head of the British labour party Jeremy Corbyn refused to take part in the official dinner with the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. Refusal Corbin was announced after Israel’s Ambassador to the UK, mark Regev, said the same publication that the opponents of the historic Declaration are «extremists,» denying Israel’s right to exist, and thus must be equivalent to such terrorist groups as Hamas.