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October 14, 2014 1:56 pm

Israeli Embassy in London Decries Parliament Vote on Palestinian State

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Times of Israel – The Israeli embassy in London reacted harshly to Monday’s non-binding vote in the House of Commons urging “the government to recognize the State of Palestine alongside the State of Israel.”

“The route to Palestinian statehood runs through the negotiation room,” read the embassy’s statement. “Premature international recognition sends a troubling message to the Palestinian leadership that they can evade the tough choices that both sides have to make, and actually undermines the chances to reach a real peace. Recognition of a Palestinian state should be the result of a successful conclusion of direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.”

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