for nearly two decades. Recall the PLO declaration of state in 1988 recognized Palestine in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem. The Oslo Accords the PLO officially recognized Israel. We've not only recognized Israel for a long time, but we don't have a choice as Israel is shoved down our throats visa ve the occupation. The more burning question is does Israel recognize a Palestinian state?
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from the article: Obama to Abbas: I am committed to creation of Palestinian state