Saturday, December 25, 2010

Ecuador becomes fifth Latin American country to recognize Palestinian state

Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Bolivia have announced this month that they recognize Palestine as state within 1967 borders.
Ecuador President Rafael Correa formally recognized Palestine as an independent state on Friday, following its neighboring countries Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay earlier this month, French news agency AFP reported.

According to AFP, Correa signed "the Ecuadoran government's official recognition of Palestine as a free and independent state with 1967 borders."
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3 comments:

  1. Can't believe that Venezuela hasn't recognized it too. Maybe they and Nicauragua will soon.

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  2. I think Venezuala has long time ago..Not sure though. Need to check.

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  3. Here's the bit about it, Buh..in the Washington Post:
    Ecuador joins Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba and Venezuela in supporting an independent Palestine with borders recognized prior to the 1967 Mideast war.
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/25/AR2010122500724.html

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