Abbas at EU: Recognizing Palestine will give Palestinians hope for peace

(Worthy News) – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called on member states of the European Union to recognize “the State of Palestine,” saying such a move would encourage Palestinians to maintain hope for peace.

Abbas made the remarks at a press conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels before meeting with 28 foreign ministers of EU member states and EU foreign affairs chief Frederica Mogherini.

“We call on these states to recognize the State of Palestine,” Abbas said, referring to EU member countries. [ Source: Jerusalem Post (Read More…) ]