Greens welcome Govt move on Palestine
30 November 2012
Greens welcome Govt move on
The Green Party today welcomed the
Government’s decision to vote in favour of a resolution
giving United Nations recognition to Palestine as a
non-member observer state.
The UN General Assembly vote
would see Palestinian status upgraded from an observer
entity to a non-member observer state.
needs to make sure that Palestine and its people enjoy the
rule of international law and secure their legitimate
political rights,” Green Party global affairs
spokesperson, Dr Kennedy Graham said today.
therefore good news that we are supporting Palestine in its
bid to achieve full observer status at the UN as an observer
'state', rather than 'entity'.
“This will establish the
right framework for negotiations and promote the chances of
a credible and enduring political settlement to the
Israel-Palestine problem,” Dr Graham said.
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