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The vote comes 65 years after a UN resolution which called for a Jewish and an Arab state in Palestine (Photo: tomdz)

EU statement fails to hide division on Palestine

An EU declaration to be published on the day of a historic UN vote on Palestine does little to hide internal division on the subject.

The statement - a draft of which was seen by EUobserver - repeats the Union's previously agreed ideas on the conflict: that it must end with a two-state solution, that the EU is ready to recognise Palestinian statehood "when appropriate," and that future borders and the...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

The vote comes 65 years after a UN resolution which called for a Jewish and an Arab state in Palestine (Photo: tomdz)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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