French lawmakers vote in favor of recognizing Palestinian state

French lawmakers voted in favour of recognizing Palestine as a state on Tuesday, a symbolic move that will not immediately affect France’s diplomatic stance but demonstrates growing European impatience with a stalled peace process.

The motion, which echoes similar votes in Britain, Spain and Ireland, received the backing of 339 lawmakers with 151 voting against.

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  • Frau Katze

    Wow, I am so shocked I falling out of my chair.

  • Pete_Brewster

    France, Allahu akbar.

  • SDMatt

    Israel in turn to vote to recognize the Muslim states within France, i.e. those areas with intense cultural enrichment featuring nightly car-b-cues.

  • The French already have 751 “no go-zones” within France.

    This is just another. But the liberal politicians like pigs with lipstick.

  • Exile1981

    I think they did it to keep the musies from rioting again.

  • winniec

    Delusional. There has been a two-state solution since 1922: Jordan and Israel.

    • Pete_Brewster

      Because that worked out so well.

      Listen. The only realistic peaceful settlement of the dispute over the Holy Land would involve the Arabs accepting the part starting six feet under the ground.

  • Jade

    French is all that be said.

  • DavidinNorthBurnaby

    Its a good thing the Frenchies have nothing more pressing to concern themselves with, like say, their economy in the crapper, riots in the streets, that sort of thing.
    Oh, and how *do* you say “Judenhaas” in French?

  • DMB

    Auvouir France!