Ireland and Norway recognise Palestine as independent state

Ireland and Norway have officially recognised Palestine as a separate state, prompting Israel to recall its ambassadors from the European nations.
The Irish government argues that recognition supports a two-state solution, which it said is essential for lasting peace in the region, which has been at the centre of Israel’s offensive against Hamas since October.

What is the two-state solution?
Ireland and Norway are two of multiple European Union member countries – including Spain, Slovenia and Malta – that have indicated they plan on making the recognition in recent weeks.
Israel’s foreign ministry warned against the move on Tuesday, saying in a post on social media platform X that recognition would “lead to more terrorism, instability in the region and jeopardise any prospects for peace”.

“Don’t be a pawn in the hands of Hamas,” the ministry said.

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