Monday, 24 November 2014
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that a French recognition of the Palestinian State would be an “irresponsible” move, the Israel-based news website I24News reported.
“Of course I’m worried about this [the French vote], because what they’re voting on is Palestine without peace,” Netanyahu told i24news days before French lawmakers vote on a proposal urging the government to recognize Palestine as a state.
The non-binding French vote was proposed by the ruling Socialist party, and follows a similar resolution by the Swedish and British parliaments.
“That’s what the Palestinians want. They want to have a state. Not to end the war with Israel, but to continue the war from improved boundaries. That’s all they’re saying,” he said.
“Look at what has happened. Every time we gave territory to the Palestinians, for example in Gaza, Iran walked in with its…
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