Update December 17, 2014

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EU Parliament backs recognition of Palestinian state “in principle” enraging Israel

Mirajul Moin Joy

Flags of the European Union member states

Flags of the European Union member states

STRASBOURG, France, Dec 17, 2014 Nirapad News : The European Parliament overwhelmingly backed the recognition of a Palestinian state “in principle” on Wednesday, following a series of votes on the issue in EU nations which have enraged Israel.

Lawmakers approved the motion by 498 votes to 88 with 111 abstentions, although it was a watered down version of an original motion which had urged EU member states to recognise a Palestinian state unconditionally.

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