Colombia to recognize Palestine as sovereign state

Colombia has decided to recognize Palestine as a free, independent and sovereign state.

Palestinian Diplomatic Mission in Bogota said the decision is synonymous with the work carried out to strengthen diplomatic ties between the Palestinian and Colombian governments.

The decision brings the number of countries that recognized Palestine as a sovereign state to 140.

Meanwhile, a Palestinian has been martyred while six others injured in Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.

Source: Radio Pakistan