Sweden will officially recognise state of Palestine


Sweden’s new centre-left government will become the first major European Union country to recognise the state of Palestine, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced on Friday. Within the EU, some countries, such as Hungary, Poland and Slovakia recognise Palestine, but they did so before joining the 28-member bloc. The UN General Assembly approved the de facto recognition of the sovereign state of Palestine in 2012, but the EU and most EU countries have yet to give official recognition. “The conflict between Israel can only be solved with a two-state solution, negotiated in accordance with international law,” Swedish PM Stefan Lofven said during his inaugural address in parliament….

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