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French MPs recognize Palestine as a state in non-binding vote | Al Akhbar English

French lawmakers voted on Tuesday in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state, a symbolic move that will not immediately affect France’s diplomatic stance but demonstrates growing European impatience with a stalled peace process. 780 more words

Questioning Sweden’s ‘Bold’ Diplomatic Initiative

 

It was a welcome move, but only in some respects. The new center-left Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Lofven, in his inaugural speech to Parliament indicated on October 3rd the intention of the Swedish government to recognize Palestinian statehood. 1,347 more words

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