Diplomatic Relations

The State of Palestine currently enjoys bilateral recognition from 135 other States. Many States extended recognition to the State of Palestine following the Declaration of Independence by the Palestine National Council on 15 November 1988 in Algeris, Algeria.  Other States recognized the State of Palestine in the recent period following extensive bilateral and multilateral diplomatic efforts.  Below you will find a list of those States which have extended recognition to the State of Palestine and their corresponding date of recognition.

 

State
Date of Recognition
Afghanistan
16 November 1988
Albania
17 November 1988
Algeria
15 November 1988
Angola
6 December 1988
Antigua & Barbuda
22 September 2011
Argentina
6 December 2010
Azerbaijan
15 April 1992
Bahrain
15 November 1988
Bangladesh
16 November 1988
Belarus
19 November 1988
Belize
9 September 2011
Benin
May 1989
Bhutan
25 December 1988
Bolivia
17 December 2010
Bosnia & Herzegovina
27 May 1992
Botswana
19 December 1988
Brazil
3 December 2011
Brunei Darussalam
17 November 1988
Bulgaria
25 November 1988
Burkina Faso
21 November 1988
Burundi
22 December 1988
Cambodia
21 November 1988
Cape Verde
24 November 1988
Central African Republic
23 December 1988
Chad
1 December 1988
Chile
7 January 2011
China
20 November 1988
Comoros
21 November 1988
Congo (Republic of)
5 December 1988
Costa Rica
5 February 2008
Cote d' Ivoire
Cuba
16 November 1988
Cyprus
18 November 1988
Czech Republic
18 November 1988
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
24 November 1988
Democratic Republic of Congo
18 December 1988
Djibouti
17 November 1988
Dominica
19 September 2011
Dominican Republic
15 July 2009
Ecuador
27 December 2010
Egypt
18 November 1988
El Salvador
25 August 2011
Ethiopia
4 February 1989
Equatorial Guinea
May 1989
Gabon
12 December 1988
Gambia
18 November 1988
Georgia
25 April 1992
Ghana
29 November 1988
Grenada
25 September 2011
Guatemala
9 April 2013
Guinea
21 November 1988
Guinea-Bissau
21 November 1988
Guyana
13 January 2011
Haiti
27 September 2013
Honduras
26 August 2011
Hungary
23 November 1988
Iceland
15 December 2011
India
18 November 1988
Indonesia
15 November 1988
Iran
4 February 1988
Iraq
15 November 1988
Jordan
16 November 1988
Kazakhstan
6 April 1992
Kenya
May 1989
Kuwait
15 November 1988
Kyrgyzstan
November 1995
Lao People's Democratic Republic
2 December 1988
Lebanon
30 November 2008
Lesotho
3 May 2011
Liberia
July 2011
Libya
15 November 1988
Madagascar
16 November 1988
Malawi
23 October 1998
Malaysia
15 November 1988
Maldives
28 November 1988
Mali
21 November 1988
Malta
16 November 1988
Mauritania
15 November 1988
Mauritius
17 November 1988
Mongolia
22 November 1988
Montenegro
24 July 2006
Morocco
15 November 1988
Mozambique
8 December 1988
Namibia
19 November 1988
Nepal
19 December 1988
Nicaragua
16 November 1988
Niger
24 November 1988
Nigeria
18 November 1988
Oman
13 December 1988
Pakistan
16 November 1988
Papua New Guinea
13 January 1995
Paraguay
29 January 2011
Peru
24 January 2011
Philippines
September 1989
Poland
14 December 1988
Qatar
16 November 1988
Romania
24 November 1988
Russian Federation
19 November 1988
Rwanda
2 January 1989
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
29 August 2011
Sao Tome & Principe
10 December 1988
Saudi Arabia
16 November 1988
Senegal
22 November 1988
Serbia
16 November 1988
Seychelles
18 November 1988
Sierra Leone
3 December 1988
Slovakia
18 November 1988
Somalia
15 November 1988
South Africa
15 February 1995
South Sudan
14 July 2011
Sri Lanka
18 November 1988
Sudan
17 November 1988
Suriname
26 January 2011
Swaziland
July 1991
Sweden
30 October 2014
Syria
18 July 2011
Tajikistan
2 April 1994
Tanzania
24 November 1988
Thailand
18 January 2012
Timor-Leste
1 March 2004
Togo
29 November 1988
Tunisia
15 November 1988
Turkey
15 November 1988
Turkmenistan
Uganda
3 December 1988
United Arab Emirates
16 November 1988
Ukraine
19 November 1988
Uruguay
16 March 2011
Uzbekistan
25 September 1994
Vanuatu
21 August 1989
Venezuela
27 April 2009
Viet Nam
19 November 1988
Yemen
15 November 1988
Zambia
16 November 1988
Zimbabwe
29 November 1988