Ecuador Recognizes Palestinian State; Paraguay to follow in 2011
After the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, officially recognized an independent Palestinian State on Friday, Paraguay announced that is planning to make the same decision next year.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed the Ecuadorian Government's decision to recognize the Palestinian State along the 1967 borders with Israel, stressing that Ecuador's recognition is an example of the South American country's commitment to Palestine.
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