US against Ireland, Spain, and Norway’s ‘unilateral recognition’ of Palestinian state

The Biden administration supports a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinian territories but believes that Spain, Norway, and Ireland’s “unilateral recognition” of a Palestinian state is not the appropriate way to do it.

The three European countries announced on Wednesday their declaration of intent to recognize Palestine as an independent state, though they did so without Israeli support, which is why the administration does not support their decision.

“The president is a strong supporter of a two-state solution and has been throughout his career,” a National Security Council spokesperson told the Washington Examiner. “He believes a Palestinian state should be realized through direct negotiations between the parties, not through unilateral recognition.”

President Joe Biden reiterated last weekend that a two-state solution is “the only solution” in which people in both areas can live “in
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