Skip to comments.Palestinian FM: Chile, Paraguay to recognize Palestinian state in coming weeks
Posted on 01/02/2011 1:33:58 PM PST by americanophile
Uruguay also expected to recognize independent Palestinian state based on 1967 borders in March; Ecuador also due to open PA embassy.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that in the coming weeks, Chile and Paraguay will declare their recognition of an independent Palestinian state based on 1967 borders, Israel Radio reported on Sunday.
Al-Maliki said that Chile plans on making its declaration in the coming weeks, and that Chile's president Sebastian Pinera is even due to visit the West Bank in three months.
Paraguay is also expected to declare its recognition of Palestine in the coming weeks. Al-Maliki also announced the opening of a Palestinian embassy in Ecuador, which already declared its recognition of a Palestinian state.
Last week, Ecuador became the fifth Latin American country to recognize a Palestinian state, following its neighboring countries Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay earlier this month
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There is no such thing as 1967 borders.
Cool, but are they intelligent enough to find it on a map?
Hey Chile, we aren’t going to root for you so loudly next time.
As far as I’m concerned this is a declaration of war by these countries.
... its the ether...
I’m not surprised about Bolivia and Ecuador, both Marxist dictatorships, or countries like Argentina and Brazil, both semi-fascist.
Chile? We’ll see. So far, we’ve only heard from the Palestinians on this issue, not from the Chileans themselves.
Chile has the largest Palestinian population outside of the Middle East.
Palestinian community in Chile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaTotal population. 350000 - 500000. Regions with significant populations ... The Palestinian community in Chile is believed to be the largest Palestinian ...
Migration history - Religion - Community organisations - In literature
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestinian_community_in_Chile - Cached - Similar
Today, Chile houses the largest Palestinian Christian community in the ...
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USGS reports 7.1 earthquake in Chile
OK, that explains it.
OK, that explains it.