Sweden to recognise Palestinian state: PM

2014-10-03 22:31
Sweden's new Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announces his new government in the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm. (Jonas Ekstromer, TT News Agency, AP)

Sweden's new Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announces his new government in the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm. (Jonas Ekstromer, TT News Agency, AP)

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Stockholm - Sweden's new prime minister Stefan Loefven said on Friday the Nordic country would recognise Palestine, underlining his support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

"A two-state solution requires mutual recognition and the will to co-exist peacefully," Loefven said in his inaugural address to parliament.

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