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Members of the Government and MPs applaud as Spain's Prime Minister delivers a speech to announce that Spain will recognise Palestine as a state on May 28, at the Congress of Deputies in Madrid on May 22, 2024. "Next Tuesday, May 28, Spain's cabinet will approve the recognition of the Palestinian state," he said, adding that his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu was putting the two state solution in "danger" with his policy of "pain and destruction" in the Gaza Strip. (Photo by Thomas COEX / AFP)

Israel-Gaza war live: Norway, Spain and Ireland recognise state of Palestine

Israel responds by withdrawing ambassadors from Norway and Ireland

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  • Norway, Ireland and Spain recognise state of Palestine
  • Israel voices anger and recalls ambassadors
  • Palestinian state should be realised through negotiations, White House says
  • GCC nations welcome recognition of state of Palestine
  • New aid routes set up in Gaza after lorries intercepted
  • Gaza death toll reaches 35,709, with 79,990 wounded
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Updated: May 22, 2024, 2:13 PM