ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia 

The African Union (AU), non-aligned Movement, and the Arab League on Tuesday pledged to continue their support for the realization of Palestinian independence statehood.

This comes in a meeting of hundreds of diplomats, officials and friends of Palestine gathered in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people at an event organized by AU headquarters.

Addressing the gathering, AU representative Alex Ratabaye, said that the Pan-African body, which has been supporting Palestinian struggle for self-determination, will continue its support.

“We will continue to call upon the international community to

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