(Worthy News) - Israel's foreign ministry said on Thursday that it was "surprised" by media reports saying Columbia decided to recognize the State of Palestine.
"We are awaiting explanations from the new government, which is examining the issue," the ministry said in a statement.
Colombia's incoming foreign minister said on Wednesday that his country will reconsider the decision to recognize a Palestinian state, after the current government acknowledged its status as "free, independent and sovereign," in a letter from August 3rd. [ Source: i24 News (Read More...) ]
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