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Labor and Liberal MPs call for Australia to recognise Palestine

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Labor and Liberal MPs call for Australia to recognise Palestine Australian Parliamentary Friends of Palestine group says international recognition is the only way to end deadlock and bring peace to Middle East ·Shalailah Medhora · ·theguardian.com,Monday 1 December 2014 08.14 GMT
Australia must recognise Palestine as a separate state to help facilitate international peace, a Labor MP said. Maria Vamvakinou tabled a motion in parliament on Monday calling for the government to support Palestine, in response to the UN international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, which was on Saturday. “On this day, we need to acknowledge and understand that the prospects for a two-state solution are increasingly dissipating and we are left with very few options,” Vamvakinou said in tabling the report. “We are, potentially, embarking on a road map that leads to nowhere. Such a prospect will have horrendous implications not only for the Palestinians and the Israelis, but for the international comm…