Posts Tagged ‘recognise’

Corbyn says Labour government would recognise independent state of Palestine

A Labour government would recognise an independent state of Palestine “as soon as we take office”, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The opposition leader threw his support behind a two-state solution to Middle East peace, saying he wanted a “secure and viable” Palestine alongside Israel. Addressing the Labour Friends of Palestine conference fringe event he attacked […]

Irish FM: Ireland may ‘recognise’ Palestine if talks keep failing

Ireland may recognise Palestine as a state if talks over a two-state solution with Israel keep failing, the Irish foreign minister said Saturday. Simon Coveney made the remarks during a joint press conference in Dublin with visiting Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, who was accompanying President Mahmoud Abbas. “We have made a choice not to […]

Netanyahu urges US to recognise Israel’s right to Golan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today said that he would not back down on his demand that the US recognise Israel’s right to the occupied Golan Heights. “I will not give up our expectation that the United States recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan,” he said in a statement. Netanyahu’s remarks come […]