Armenia also recognizes the State of Palestine

Armenia also recognizes the State of Palestine

GovernmentArmenia She announced Recognition of the State of Palestine He expressed his support for the two-state solution as “the only way to ensure the ability of Palestinians and Israelis to achieve their legitimate aspirations.” The Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement published on the Internet: “Armenia recognizes the State of Palestine.”

Armenia is therefore the 147th member state of the United Nations to take the step of recognizing Palestine. In recent months, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, the Bahamas, Spain, Ireland, Norway and Slovenia were added to the recognition list, sparking strong criticism from the Israeli authorities.

The Foreign Ministry statement said, “Armenia is sincerely interested in bringing peace and stability to the Near East and achieving lasting reconciliation between the Jewish and Palestinian peoples.” He points out that “the catastrophic humanitarian situation in Gaza and the ongoing military conflict are two of the main issues on the international political agenda that require a solution.” At the same time, the resolution condemns “attacks against civilian infrastructure, violence against the civilian population, hostage-taking and capture of civilians during armed conflict.”

It calls for the unconditional release of the hostages, and recalls that the Armenian government voted in favor of the United Nations General Assembly resolutions calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

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