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Colombia recognizes Palestine as sovereign state

AFP  |  Bogota 

recognised Palestine as a sovereign state in the days before new took office, according to a letter from the foreign ministry made public today.

"I would like to inform you that in the name of the government of Colombia, has decided to recognise Palestine as a free, independent and sovereign state," said the letter dated August 3.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 03:30 IST