Haiti, Grenada recognize Palestine

Grenada and Haiti have officially recognized the state of Palestine.

Haiti, Grenada recognize Palestine
World Bulletin / News Desk
 

The two Caribbean states of Grenada and Haiti have officially recognized the state of Palestine.

The recognition was endorsed in a ceremony held at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki was quoted as saying by state news agency (Wafa).

Al-Malki signed separate agreements with his counterparts from both countries to establish diplomatic relations and exchange ambassadors in accordance with the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

The top Palestinian diplomat expressed appreciation for the two countries, saying the recognition deals would boost relations between Palestine and the two countries.

Last year, a bid by the Palestinian Authority to have its status in the UN upgraded to state recognition won majority in the UN General Assembly.

 

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