UK abstention on Palestine 'a historic misjudgement'

Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander said the government's decision to abstain in the vote on Palestine was "a historic misjudgement".


The UK Govt's decision to abstain on the UN vote on enhanced status for Palestinians is worse than a blunder. It is a historic misjudgement.


Vote for enhanced status for Palestinians at UN is an important non-violent legal and diplomatic step towards a negotiated 2 state solution


Hague: Israel 'reacted wrongly'

The Foreign Secretary William Hague has said Israeli settlement extension plans would make a two-state solution "almost inconceivable", describing the move as "the wrong way to react."