MIDDLE EAST: “France has its will to break the deadlock on this conflict,” write 154 MPs and senators from all sides to the president …
“Mr. President, do you show up to the challenge and do not miss this appointment with history,” write the parliamentarians. In a letter to François Hollande , and passed this Sunday to the Agence France Presse, some 154 French deputies and senators of all political persuasions demand recognition of the State of Palestine.
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“France has its will to break the deadlock on the conflict by reaffirming solemnly on behalf of the inalienable right to self-determination for the Palestinian people is entitled to adopt a state. So is respect for international law and the security of Israel , “write these parliamentarians to the Head of State.
Most political groups, left and right, are shown in the list of signatories. In it are listed including Roger Gilbert, PS deputy chairman of the friendship group France-Palestine, the communist Marie-George Buffet and Pierre Laurent, environmentalists Senators Aline Archimbaud and Esther Benbassa Socialists Marie-Noëlle Lienemann, Mathieu Hanotin, Catherine Tasca or LR Jean-Luc Reitzer and Michel Voisin.