20 Jan '12, 7am

タイ政府は、きのうパレスチナを国家として正式に承認した。国境線は1967年の6日間戦争前のものであるべきだという。(以下私見)親中反米的なタクシン派政権ならではの動き。タイ王国万歳!http://t.co/BwlClvDz #midjp

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - Thailand said on Thursday that it has recognised a Palestinian state, in a move hailed by Palestinian leaders eager to boost their international standing amid a stalemate with Israel. Thailand has 'officially recognised the state of Palestine and officially informed all permanent and observer missions to the United Nations in New York of this development,' a press officer for Thailand's mission said. In Ramallah, a Palestinian foreign ministry official told AFP that Thailand was recognising the state along the lines that existed before the 1967 Six-Day War. 'Thailand's recognition of a Palestinian state is the first of the New Year 2012 and is a new achievement for Palestinian diplomacy,' Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki told the official news agency WAFA.

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