French parliament to call for recognition of Palestinian state




 
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December 2nd, 2014  
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Topic: French parliament to call for recognition of Palestinian state


By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - French lawmakers are set to vote on Tuesday to call on the government to recognize Palestine, a symbolic move that will not immediately affect France's diplomatic stance but demonstrates growing European impatience with a stalled peace process. While most developing countries recognize Palestine as a state, most Western European countries do not, supporting the Israeli and U.S. position that an independent Palestinian state should emerge from negotiations with Israel. ...




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