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Afghan president offers to recognise the Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has offered to recognise the Taliban as a legitimate political group, as part of a proposed process he said could lead to talks aimed at ending more than 16 years of war.  Ghani’s offer on Wednesday, made at the start of an international conference aimed at creating a platform for peace…


If no longer now, when must accrued Europe recognise Palestine?

Once again, European states are said to be on their way to recognise Palestine. Some reports talk about a big wave, others are more modest. Much seems to depend on whether France will take the lead, but President Emmanuel Macron said last month that France won’t recognise Palestine at this point, which probably means that…


Mahmoud Abbas urges EU to ‘speedily recognise’ Palestine

Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, has urged European Union (EU) countries to « swiftly recognise » the state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital. His comments from Brussels on Monday came on the same day as Mike Pence, the US vice president, told Israel’s parliament that the US would move its Israeli embassy from…

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