The European Parliament has voted in favour of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict. The final resolution was heavily watered down in order to obtain the support of Europe’s right wing parties.
In a first for the European Parliament, an overwhelming majority of MEPs voted to adopt a non-binding resolution on the recognition of the state of Palestine.
The resolution, passed on Wednesday (17 December) with 498 votes in favour, 88 against and 111 abstentions, out of the total 697 MEPs present.
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