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Sweden to Recognize State of Palestine

Sweden's new center-left government will recognize the state of Palestine in a move that will make it the first major European country to take the step, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Friday. The U.N. General Assembly approved the de facto recognition of the sovereign state of Palestine in 2012, but the European Union, and most EU countries, have yet to give official recognition. “The conflict between Israel can only be solved with a two-state solution, negotiated in...

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