Greece's parliament has voted to recognise Palestinian statehood - here are all the other countries that already do

Dec 24, 2015



PalestineRecognition.PNGOn 22 December, Greece's parliament voted in a non-binding resolution to recognise the state of Palestine, making it the latest European country to do so.The parliamentary session was attended by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras, on the second day of Abbas' two-date official visit.The vote was non-binding and therefore does not represent the state, only the legislative body, so as "not to disturb good relations with Israel", according to a statement released by the Greek foreign ministry.Read more on the Independent