Sanders criticized "the reactionary policies of Prime Minister Netanyahu" and slammed "the inhumane blockade of Gaza," but added that other countries in Israel's region also fail to do enough.
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According to Sanders, putting an end to the Israeli occupation and establishing a Palestinian state "is in the interest of Americans Israelis, Palestinians and the entire region."
But, Sanders said, "Prime Minister Netanyahu and his allies seem to be preparing for a different future, in which Israel controls the entire territory between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River in perpetuity."
He also slammed the Trump administration's policy on Israel and its decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, saying that with the move, "President Trump has severely undermined the peace process."