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Report: Honduras announces support for Palestinian statehood

Aug. 4, 2011 10:31 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 5, 2011 9:25 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Honduras announced Thursday that it intends to support the Palestinian UN bid for statehood in September, prompting the Israeli Foreign Ministry to withdraw its ambassador from the country for consultation, Israeli news site Walla reported.

The announcement came during a conversation between Palestinian Authority Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad Al-Malki and Honduran President Porfirio Lobo, the Israeli news site reported.
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