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He noted that todays vote does not mean an official Greek recognition of Palestine as an independent state
, but rather a recommendation to be referred to the Greek government for arbitration.
The Ministry called on all states to take the same steps regarding the recognition of Palestine as an independent state
, in order to achieve the aspirations of the Palestinian people and enhance security, stability and peace in the Middle East.
In a question about the Kurdish question, he said the Kurdish question has been a significant subject since the 18th and 19th century, adding "The issue of an independent state
changed to autonomous rule under the impact of rapid changes in the world and it became part of strategy of the Kurdish political parties in Kurdistan since that time." However, the Kurdish question has not been discussed as necessary as possible since the uprising of the end of the last century in Iraq.
A ministry statement said Turkey had recognized Southern Sudan as an independent state
, and therefore it would exert efforts to enchance cooperation with this country and its people within the framework of friendship and brotherhood.
Machar said the Government of Southern Sudan would continue to provide an enabling environment, which will attract investors in all sectors of development, in order to speedily meet the people's expectations in the new independent state
. The oil producing region is lacking in almost every sector of development, but has promising riches in natural resources and arable land.
Summary: Rabat - Morocco and Egypt reiterated their support for the brotherly Palestinian people in their just cause and their right to establish an independent state
with Al-Quds as its capital.
QUITO -- PNN -- The Ecuadorian government official formally recognized Palestine as an independent state
on Friday, and became the fifth country to do so following the footsteps of its neighbors Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay earlier this month.
Ecuador's Foreign Ministry announced that President Rafael Correa signed "the Ecuadorian government''s official recognition of Palestine as a free and independent state
with 1967 borders."
Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the Palestinians deserve a "viable" independent state
with contiguous territory and that the United States is committed to brokering a final peace deal between them and Israel.
Austria's President Heinz Fischer empowered, on 27 February, the country's Foreign Ministry to take all steps necessary for recognising the newly independent state
The Palestinians demand an independent state
of their own, with Jerusalem as their capital.