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Should Palestinians recognize Israel as Jewish state?

Regarding Israel being known as a "Jewish state," a Palestinian official said Palestine would recognize whatever the international community recognizes at the United Nations, saying, "It's not for us to define Israel’s identity. It’s up to Israel."
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In the aftermath of the European Union Foreign Ministers Council endorsing the French Initiative on June 20, Israel and the Palestinian Authority are engaged in a diplomatic battle over the EU position on permanent status.

In his talks in Brussels, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin presented Israel’s case in his unique style to the leadership of the European Parliament.

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