The Spanish parliament will reportedly vote on recognizing Palestine as a sovereign state.
PressTV.ir–According to media reports on Thursday, the move by the Spanish parliament comes nearly a week after British lawmakers voted in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state. On October 13, the British Members of Parliament voted in favor of the motion with a majority of 274 to 12 after a six-hour debate.
Throughout the debate, the plight of the Palestinians was reportedly highlighted by many MPs. Meanwhile, the UK ambassador to Israel, Matthew Gould, said public sentiment in Britain and around the world has shifted against Israel following its recent 50-day onslaught on the Gaza Strip.
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Update: JPost.com: Left-wing Israeli public figures urge Spain to recognize Palestinian state