Colombia maintains its stance on Palestinian state

Posted on October 3, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, Politics, Social Issues

Colombia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Maria Angela Holguin, reiterated Colombia’s position of creating a Palestinian state, insisting that Israelis and Palestinians must hold “direct negotiations”, El Espectador reports. According to diplomatic sources, Abbas will ask Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos to reconsider his country’s position before the Security Council of the United Nations where Colombia is a non-permanent member. Read Article

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