Joe Biden Says He Opposes “Unilateral Recognition” of Palestinian State After Tri-European Group Announcement

US President Joe Biden “Palestinian statehood is believed to come through direct negotiations between the parties, not through unilateral recognition.”A White House spokesman said Wednesday in reaction to the decision by three European countries to recognize a Palestinian state. “The President is a strong supporter of the two-state solution and has been throughout his career.”National Security Council spokesman Adrian Watson said reactions multiplied after the joint announcement by Norway, Ireland and Spain. Follow our live stream.

A group notification. Norway was the first to announce that it was preparing to recognize the existence of a Palestinian state amid the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The recognition will take effect on May 28, despite warnings from the Israeli government, Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gerstor said. At the same time, Ireland and Spain formalized their recognition of the State of Palestine.

Benjamin Netanyahu condemns “reward for terror”.. Recognition of the State of Palestine “No Peace”is estimated Prime Minister “We cannot give a state to this evil (…) It will be a terrorist state that will try again and again to carry out the massacres of October 7, which we will not accept.The president said in a video broadcast Wednesday afternoon.

Israel recalls its ambassadors. The Israeli Foreign Ministry denied this “for advice” Its ambassadors in Ireland, Spain and Norway. Israel will not remain silent on this issue.Israel Katz, the diplomatic chief of the Jewish state, announced that he had summoned the ambassadors of the three countries. “Dialogue of Denial”. He said this on Tuesday “Recognizing a Palestinian state is dangerous[ait] to change [ces pays] A pawn in Iran’s hands” and Hamas

See also  MEPs Eva Kaili and Marc Tarabella remain in pre-trial detention

This recognition is “not restricted to France”. Paris, for its part, believes the conditions have not been met “This decision will have a real impact” on the process towards a two-state solution.According to Foreign Minister Stéphane Séjourné, who responded to AFP. This decision must be effective, i.e. allow a decisive step forward at the political level.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *