Slovenian parliament to vote on recognising Palestinian statehood

Slovenian lawmakers will vote on Tuesday on whether to recognise a Palestinian state, the parliament speaker said Thursday, just two days after Spain, Ireland and Norway formally recognised it in a coordinated decision. Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said he hoped Slovenian lawmakers would reject this move, saying a yes vote next week would be a "reward" to Hamas. Read our liveblog to see how all the day's events unfolded.

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