PARIS (AP) French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he will support a unilateral declaration of Palestinian independence if peace talks with Israel don't restart by September, dealing a tough setback to Israel's campaign to isolate the incoming Palestinian unity government.
The comments published Thursday similar to a message from Britain a day earlier suggest Europe may be inching toward a watershed moment, joining those in favor of recognizing Palestine even if there is no peace deal with Israel.
Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/art...#ixzz1LUZrCTfCThis incredible sense of urgency in the international community, despite unresolved security questions and despite a terrorist organization dedicated to Israel's destruction reaching unity with the PA ... it seems like satan is truly stirring the pot as much as possible, because he knows his time is short.Speaking to the weekly newsmagazine L'Express, Sarkozy was quoted as saying if talks between Israel and the Palestinians don't resume over the summer, France will help promote the international recognition of a Palestinian state.
"The idea that we have time is a dangerous idea, we must finish," Sarkozy said.
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