Why Spain will acknowledge Palestinian statehood | EUROtoday

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On the bottom, there’s little signal of a viable Palestinian state. The territories of the West Bank and East Jerusalem — the latter of which is imagined because the seat of a future Palestinian capital — stay below de facto Israeli navy occupation, carved up by the safety imperatives of the Israeli state and the segregated calls for of an ever-expanding cohort of Jewish settlers. The territory of Gaza is a blighted, rubble-strewn battle zone, the grave of greater than 34,900 Palestinians killed by Israel’s ongoing offensive in opposition to militant group Hamas.