By: Mark Leon Goldberg on March 30, 2011 Some real talk from Ban Ki Moon: Time is of the essence in realizing the two-State solution. The occupation that started in 1967 is morally and politically unsustainable, and must end. The Palestinians have a legitimate right to the establishment of an independent and viable State of their own. Israel has the right to live in peace and security within internationally recognized and secure borders. A way must be found for Jerusalem to emerge as a capital of two States, Israel and Palestine, with arrangements for holy sites acceptable for all. And there must be a just and agreed solution to the prolonged plight of the Palestinian refugees. [Emphasis mine] Those remarks, which are attributed to Ban, were delivered by Assistant Secretary General Oscar Fernandez Taranco at the United Nations Latin American and Caribbean Meeting in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace.