At last, the Vatican also has recognised the “State of Palestine.” While most of the countries have recognised Palestine earlier, some countries did not do so, because of the pressure from the US and Israel. Now the recognition of Palestine by Vatican and Pope is a welcome step. The report on the above is given below:
“The Vatican signed a treaty with the “State of Palestine” on Friday, saying it hoped its legal recognition of the state would help stimulate peace with Israel and that the treaty itself would serve as a model for other Mideast countries.
Vatican Foreign Minister Paul Gallagher and his Palestinian counterpart, Riad al-Malki, signed the treaty at a ceremony inside the Vatican. “