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June 23, 2014 10:06 am

Palestinians to Push for Full EU Recognition by End of Year

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Palestinian Authority Foreign Affairs Minister Riyad al-Maliki. Photo: Roosewelt Pinheiro/ABr.

JNS.orgIn light of the collapsed peace talks with Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA) is planning a diplomatic push for full recognition by the European Union by the end of 2014, PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told the Ramallah-based newspaper Al-Ayyam.

Al-Maliki said he had raised the issue before European foreign ministers, who promised to consider the Palestinian initiative favorably.

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