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Abbas seeks EU support for Palestinians amid row with US

Islamabad: Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas will seek EU support in Brussels on Monday amid bitter acrimony with the United States, but he looks unlikely to get much the in way of concrete commitments. In an interview with AFP on Sunday in Brussels, Palestinian foreign minister Riad al-Malki said Abbas would …

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EU leaders say Jerusalem stance ´unchanged´ after Trump move

Brussels:European Union leaders on Thursday rejected US President Donald Trump´s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, saying they stuck by their view that the city´s status should be settled by negotiation. Trump´s administration invited widespread criticism earlier this month when it officially recognised Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, effectively …

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