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Why have Norway, Ireland and Spain only now recognised the Palestinian state?

The long-term explanation is as follows. Episode 1: Israel is created as the Jewish state right after WW2. Many Holocaust survivors lost their families and their homes, and they understandably feel ...
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Why have Norway, Ireland and Spain only now recognised the Palestinian state?

You might well ask why every state in the world hasn't recognised Palestine since at least the intifada of the 1980s. That's the moral question every western country has been pushing to one side for ...
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Why have Norway, Ireland and Spain only now recognised the Palestinian state?

Why didn't this decision occur in 2021, for example According to themselves: It is a statement of unequivocal support for a two-State solution - the only credible path to peace and security for ...
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Why have Norway, Ireland and Spain only now recognised the Palestinian state?

TLDR: Ireland, Norway and Spain have decided not to wait for negotiations based on Oslo accords to conclude before recognizing Palestinian statehood. Generally speaking, Western nations have ...
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Why have Norway, Ireland and Spain only now recognised the Palestinian state?

The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 12 in favor, the United States opposed and two abstentions, from the United Kingdom and Switzerland. U.S. allies France, Japan and South Korea supported ...
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Why have Norway, Ireland and Spain only now recognised the Palestinian state?

The motivation is stated to be "in support of peace". The only recent change I can think of is the gradual turn of public opinion against Israel due to the continued war. What more factors ...
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Why have Norway, Ireland and Spain only now recognised the Palestinian state?

It's likely due to the recent UN vote backing Palestinian state recognition UNITED NATIONS, May 10 (Reuters) - The United Nations General Assembly on Friday overwhelmingly backed a Palestinian bid to ...
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