EU foreign chief, in Gaza, calls for Palestinian state

November 8, 2014 2:06 PM

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GAZA – The European Union's new foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday appealed for the establishment of a Palestinian state, saying the world cannot afford another war in Gaza.

“We need a Palestinian state -- that is the ultimate goal and this is the position of all the European Union,” Mogherini said during a trip to Gaza, devastated by its third conflict in six years. Hamas and Israel fought a 50-day war in July and August which resulted in the deaths of 2,140 Palestinia...

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