New French president will not recognise Palestine

He gives blind eye to Israel’s massacres and insists he wants to maintain good relations with Israel

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron has reiterated he will not recognise Palestine as state because he would not spoil relations with Israel.

At a political rally during his electoral campaign Macron said: “Unilateral recognition of Palestine, right now, will undermine stability”

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron has reiterated he will not recognise Palestine as state because he would not spoil relations with Israel.

Prior to his election win, Macron said he backs a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and that recognising Palestine would cause instability and he would not risk France’s relationship with Israel to serve the Palestinian agenda.

At a political rally during his electoral campaign Macron said: “Unilateral recognition of Palestine, right now, will undermine stability.”

That’s right. France’s new liberal president would rather maintain good relations with Israel than recognise “Palestine.”

French Jews may have voted en masse for Emmanuel Macron in the final round of France’s presidential elections, but that does not make him their dream president.

Like many other supporters of the 39-year-old former investment banker, who became the youngest French president in recent history, Jews voted for Macron mainly to block his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen. The centrist won with 65 percent of the vote, to 34 percent for Le Pen.

(Source / 21.05.2017)

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