EU stops short of recognizing Palestinian state

European foreign ministers nonetheless appeal for two-state solution


 

The EU stopped just short of fully recognizing a Palestinian state at a foreign ministers meeting on Monday, saying doing so could hamper Middle East peace talks. Still, the EU emphasized it remains hopeful for a two-state solution. “[The council] reiterates its readiness, when appropriate, to recognize a Palestinian state,” it said in the statement, adding that “urgent progress is needed towards a two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We want to see the State of Israel and a sovereign, independent, democratic, contiguous and viable State of Palestine living side by side in peace and security.” Earlier this month, the governments of Brazil and Argentina formally recognized a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders.

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EU stops short of recognizing Palestinian state

  1. Palestinians don't want a two-state solution, they want to push the Jews into the sea. That's been their position for 40 years. The Eurabians at the EU should look at what the Palestinians do and not what they say, obviously. Many people should take that advice when it comes to middle east politics because they're acting like useful idiots for Islamic fascism.

  2. In my view, the idea of a Palestinian State is just a fad. When people realize that
    giving Palestinians a full fledged state in the current state of affaires will simply bring
    on yet another regional war in the Middle East, they'll stop pushing for this ridiculous idea.

  3. It's the only way forward. 3 countries have recognized a Palestinian state so far, and if Israel doesn't budge….they all will.

  4. Brazil and Argentina have gonads. All the rest kowtow to the U.S.