Press review 3rd – 10th October
3rd – 10th October
Sweden recognize the « State of Palestine » – 10/06/2014 – MENA Post
On Friday, October 3rd 2014, Sweden, through its Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, made a historic announcement, declaring that it would recognize the « State of Palestine ». This declaration coincides with the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. After having voted for the “observer status” of Palestine to the United Nations in 2012, Sweden confirms its support to the Palestinian people by promising an official state recognition, joining a majority of countries that have done so (112 according to the AFP and 134 according to the Palestinian Authority).