Wonderful News … Never Forget The Palestinian Holocaust
France’s Socialist-led parliament has passed a symbolic vote to recognize Palestinian statehood, despite staunch objections from Israel. MPs in Britain and Spain have already passed similar motions.
The proposal was passed with 339 votes in favor and 151 against, meaning that it was supported by more than two-thirds of French lawmakers.
The vote is non-binding, but sends a signal that Israelis and Palestinians must return to the negotiating table, following the collapse of US-mediated statehood talks in April.
Europe Minister Harlem Desir told lawmakers after the votes were tallied.
“The vote is non-binding”
similar to the UK vote but its a start..