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House panel commends Sweden's recognition of Palestine

By Petra - Dec 23,2014 - Last updated at Dec 23,2014

AMMAN — Members of the Lower House’s Palestine Committee on Monday met with Swedish Ambassador Helena Rietz and reviewed ways to boost parliamentary cooperation.

Yihya Saud, head of the committee, commended Sweden’s decision to recognise Palestine as an independent state.

Rietz expressed hope that other EU countries follow suit, noting that the Swedish decision provides much hope to Palestinians in achieving their legitimate aspirations.

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