French offer to sponsor the peace negotiations
(Bob: After seeing the news regarding Sarkozy: see article below How timely that France announces they will recognise a Palestinian State in 2017 if no long term peace agreement is drawn up... just as Sarkozy is aiming to become the next French President. You couldn't make this up!)
French foreign minister pitched a plan to promote the Israel-Palestine peace process
Nov 28, 2014, 04:03PM | Jaina Proudmoore
Peace in two years or Palestinian recognition – Fabius AP
Laurent Fabius, the French foreign minister presented today (Friday) a plan to foster peace in the region in a short two year time frame.
The French also added an ultimatum saying that if long term agreement will not be achieved in two years, the French government will recognize a sovereign Palestinian state unilaterally.
Will they return to the negotiation table? Netanyahu and Abu Mazen ReutersThe French Parliament will recognize a Palestinian state.
According to the reports the negotiation will be monitored by the UN security council, and will take place in French itself with representatives from the European Union and the Arab League.
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