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Palestinian presidency welcomes Bahamas’ recognition of Palestine as state

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA- The Palestinian Presidency welcomed Wednesday the recognition by the Bahamas of Palestine as a stat.

The Presidency praised the Bahamas for contributing to the consolidation of the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination on their land.

“It stated that the right of peoples to self-determination is established and recognized under international law while reiterating the call for the states that have not recognized Palestine as a state to take up its responsibility in terms of recognizing the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination and restoring confidence in a global system based on rules and equal rights for all peoples.”Wafa Agency quoted the presidency as saying in a statement.

Meanwhile, the Palestinian Foreign Affairs Ministry welcomed the Bahamas decision to recognize Palestine as a state as an important decision consistent with the Palestinian people’s legitimate rights.

It  added that this decision came at a time when Palestinians as a whole along with the Question of Palestine are subjected to persistent attempts of forcible displacement and obliteration at the hands of Israel, the occupying power.

Manar Salameh

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