Merkel against unilaterally recognizing Palestine as a state

November 21, 2014 5:22 PM

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Merkel against unilaterally recognizing Palestine as a state

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday rejected the idea of Germany recognizing Palestine as a state unilaterally, saying the Palestinians and Israel could solve their long-running conflict only through negotiations.

The aim should be that both sides agree on a two-state solution - Israel and a future Palestine - co-existing side by side, Merkel told a news conference in Berlin after meeting Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.

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