John Douglas, President of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions said: “The Dáil and Seanad have given the Government a clear mandate to recognize the state of Palestine.”
“Ireland’s stated policy is that it supports a two state solution in Palestine and Israel. Ireland already recognizes Israel – we should now recognize the State of Palestine.”
Chair of Sadaka Marie Crawley said recognition of Palestine would put pressure on Israel to contribute constructively to the peace process.
“Israel, as an occupying…
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