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January 2, 2015 11:13 am

Israel Expresses ‘Disappointment’ to France for Vote in Support of UN Palestinian Resolution

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The United Nations Security Council Chamber in New York. Israel was upset that France voted in support of a Palestinian resolution in the Security Council. Photo: Patrick Gruban.

Jerusalem Post – Israel on Friday formally expressed its “deep disappointment” to France for voting on Tuesday for a Palestinian resolution at the UN Security Council calling for a full IDF withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines by 2013.

The Foreign Ministry’s Director-General Aviv Shir On called France’s Ambassador Patrick Maisonnave to the ministry in Jerusalem and said that the only way for progress to be made on the diplomatic track with the Palestinians was through direct negotiations and not through unilateral actions or declarations.

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