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Portuguese parliament calls on govt to recognise Palestinian state

AFP , Friday 12 Dec 2014
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The Portuguese parliament adopted Friday a recommendation calling on the government to recognise the Palestinian state, drawing votes from the majority and opposition.

The motion, filed jointly by the ruling centre-right majority and the opposition Socialist party, proposes "recognising, in coordination with the European Union, the state of Palestine as independent and sovereign".

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