Palestinians to push for full EU recognition by end of year

Palestinian Authority Foreign Affairs Minister Riyad al-Maliki. Credit: Roosewelt Pinheiro/ABr.

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to In light of the collapsed peace talks with Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA) is planning a diplomatic push for full recognition by the European Union by the end of 2014, PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told the Ramallah-based newspaper Al-Ayyam.

Al-Maliki said he had raised the issue before European foreign ministers, who promised to consider the Palestinian initiative favorably.

Posted on June 23, 2014 .