From the Department of WTF:
Emily Thornberry, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, said the party leader believed in a two-state solution, and as such, he could be termed a Zionist.
She was responding to a question about Mr Corbyn at the Balfour centenary conference in Parliament on Thursday afternoon.
Ms Thornberry said Mr Corbyn backed the party’s position on finding a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and told the audience “read from that”.
If Zionism was the belief in a Jewish state of Israel, she said, then “of course, it’s self-evident” that Mr Corbyn is a Zionist.
Corbyn’s response to being called a Zionist: