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November 10, 2013 4:32 pm

Belgium Upgrades Palestinian Diplomatic Status

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Belgium. – Belgium is upgrading the status of the Palestinian Authority’s diplomatic representation in Brussels from “general delegation” to “mission.”

“The raising [of status] reflects Belgian and European support for the two-state solution,” Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said Saturday during a visit to Jordan.

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In November 2012, Belgium was one of the 138 nations that voted to recognize “Palestine” as a nonmember observer state at the U.N. General Assembly.

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