Taoiseach insists Occupied Territories Bill breaches EU law
Martin says formal recognition of Palestinian state has to be done at ‘optimal time’
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire
Formal recognition of the Palestinian state has to be done at the “optimal time” and in consultation with other EU members, according to Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
He also ruled out putting the Occupied Territories Bill on the statute books, insisting that it would be in breach of EU law.