TIMES OF ISRAEL
Hosting Macron, Abbas says he hopes France will recognize Palestine
by Adam Rasgon
January 23, 2020
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met French President Emmanuel Macron in Ramallah late Wednesday evening and expressed his hope that France will recognize the State of Palestine, the official PA news site Wafa reported. Macron arrived in Ramallah some five hours later than originally planned after spending the day meeting Israeli officials in Jerusalem, touring the city and taking part in a dinner at the Israeli President’s Residence…While several EU countries have recognized Palestine, the majority of its members, including France, the UK, Germany, Spain and Italy, have not. READ MORE
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