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UAE welcomed Sweden's decision to recognize Palestinian State

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(Abu Dhabi-AlummahWorld, Muharram 8, 1436, 01 Nov 2014) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday welcomed Sweden's decision to recognize a the Palestinian State.

In a statement issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs UAE, Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, hailed this decision, deeming it as a "positive move", especially it comes at a time when the region has been facing hard conditions while Israel is practicing its ongoing settlement policy.
The Minister expressed his gratitude to Sweden, hoping the rest of the world could do the same move.

Minister Gargash thanked the government of Sweden for its political and ethical position, and expressed the hope that other states of the world would follow suit with similar positions that would better pave the way for the achievement of a comprehensive and just peace in the region being threatened by Israel’s continued violations in Jerusalem, frequent aggressions against the Al Aqsa Mosque and expanding settlement activity.

Meanwhile, The Palestinian Foreign Minister Reyad al-Malki said in an official statement that all the world's countries, mainly the United States and European countries, have to hurry up in recognizing the state of Palestine, adding "this will rescue the stalled peace process from the current Israeli measures."The Palestinian Foreign Minister Reyad al-Malki said in an official statement that all the world's countries, mainly the United States and European countries, have to hurry up in recognizing the state of Palestine, adding "this will rescue the stalled peace process from the current Israeli measures."