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Slovenian Parliament Votes to Recognize Independent Palestinian State

Ljubljana, June 05, 2024, The Europe Today: In a historic decision, the Parliament of Slovenia voted today to officially recognize the sovereignty of an independent Palestinian state, marking a significant step in the global recognition of Palestinian statehood. According to media reports, the motion garnered majority support with 52 votes in favor.

This declaration aligns Slovenia with several other European nations that have recently extended recognition to Palestine. Just a week prior to Slovenia’s decision, Spain, Ireland, and Norway had all officially acknowledged the sovereignty of Palestine.

The move underscores Slovenia’s commitment to advancing the Palestinian cause and supporting efforts towards achieving a peaceful resolution to the longstanding Israeli-Palestinian conflict. By joining the ranks of nations recognizing Palestine, Slovenia reaffirms its dedication to upholding principles of international law and advocating for the rights and aspirations of the Palestinian people.

The decision by the Slovenian Parliament reflects the growing momentum within the international community towards recognizing Palestine as an independent and sovereign state. It serves as a testament to the collective determination to promote peace, stability, and justice in the Middle East region.

As Slovenia joins the ranks of nations recognizing Palestine, it sends a powerful message of solidarity and support to the Palestinian people, highlighting the importance of dialogue, cooperation, and diplomacy in resolving one of the most protracted conflicts in modern history.