The President welcomed the recognition by Suriname of State of Palestine on
borders of 1967
Date: 02/01/2011 Time: 17:56
WAFA (PLO news service)01/02/2011 RAMALLAH - Palestinian President Mahmoud
Abbas welcomed on Tuesday recognition by the Republic of Suriname, on the
borders of a Palestinian state in 1967.
He praised the bilateral relations between the two countries, and the price
of the positions of the country in support of Palestinian national rights
and the right of Palestinian people to establish their independent state on
President Mahmoud Abbas, met with the President of the Republic of Suriname
Dizari Putriz, during his visit to Brazil at the end of the year 2010.
For his part, welcomed the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Riyad al-Malki, the
recognition of the Republic of Suriname, on the borders of the State of
Palestine in 1967.
He said: 'the increasing number of countries that recognize the state of
Palestine is an accomplishment for the Palestinian diplomacy, and practical
response to the policy of occupation and settlement and all attempts to
discredit the Palestinian leadership and their adherence to national
The President of the Republic of Suriname Dizari Putriz, announced the
recognition of his country, an independent State of Palestine on the 1967
borders, in a letter addressed to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestine's
ambassador to Brazil, a non-resident ambassador in Suriname Ibrahim
The President drew Surinamese Dizari Putriz letter to the Secretary General
of the United Nations, informing him that his country recognized the State
of Palestine on the 1967 borders.
The recognition that this brings the number of countries that recognized the
independent state of Palestine on the borders of 1967 to 10 countries:
Suriname, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, and Goaena, Peru,
Cyprus, and Paraguay.