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Sarkozy: After synagogue massacre, ‘No’ to Palestinian recognition

Former French president in a speech to party members, objects to a Palestinian bid to attain statehood through recognition via local parliaments, citing deadly terror attacks and the lack of peace talks.

By Ynetnews, AFP


Former French president Nicholas Sarkozy urged members of his party to vote against a new resolution which would see France join a string of European nations in symbolically recognizing a Palestinian state.

Former French Presidetn Nicholas Sarkozy (Photo: Reuters)

Former French President Nicholas Sarkozy – Photo: Reuters

Speaking to members of his UMP part this Tuesday, Sarkozy said “I will fight for the Palestinians to have their state. But unilateral recognition a few days after a deadly attack and when there is no peace process? Continue Reading »