European Parliament wants Palestinian state _ but only once Mideast peace talks succeed

December 17, 2014 11:45 AM

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STRASBOURG, France – The European Parliament has stopped short of pushing for outright recognition of a Palestinian state, urging renewed peace talks instead.

Legislators voted 498-88 Wednesday in favor of a compromise resolution supporting "in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood" — but as part of a two-state solution with Israel. The resolution supports two states on the basis of 1967 borders, with Jerusalem as the capital of both states.

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