"We must not give up" on Palestine and Israel's right to exist: UN chief

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. At his side is Román Oyarzun Marchesi, Permanent Representative of Spain to the UN and Council President for December. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The international community "must not give up" on the right of both Palestine and Israel to exist as independent states, living in peace and security with their neighbours.

That plea for the UN Security Council to reaffirm the so-called two-state solution came from Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his final address to the council on the Middle-East.

He leaves his post at the end of this month.

Matthew Wells has more.

Duration: 2’24″

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