Peru recognises Palestine "as a free and sovereign state".
Lima government does not recognize 1967 borders; Israel fears European countries will be next in line to recognize Palestinian state.
- The Guardian
- The Jerusalem Post (Image)
The Mission of Palestine in Colombia announces recognition of the State of Palestine as a free and sovereign state.
Thirteen are killed and 34 others injured after a bus carrying Erasmus exchange students returning from the renowned Falles fireworks festival in Valencia, crashes near Freginals, Spain. The regional government of Catalonia said in a statement that, "... according to the latest data, the ill-fated bus had students from Hungary, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Italy, Peru, Bulgaria, Poland, Ireland, Japan, Ukraine, Holland, Belgium, France, Palestine, Turkey, (and) Greece."
Sweden officially recognises Palestine as a sovereign state. Israel recalls its ambassador to Sweden.
Palestine is recognised within its 1967 borders by Suriname.
Chile recognises the State of Palestine.