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VIDEO 1 (Euronews):
“French MPs vote to recognise Palestinian state
The French parliament has voted in favour of recognising the state of Palestine by a large majority.
MPs voted 339 in favour and 151 against.
Israel had earlier urged the French parliament to vote against the resolution.
It is a symbolic move and follows similar votes in Britain, Spain and Ireland.
France’s government is pushing to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.”
VIDEO 2: France 24:
“On the streets of Ramallah in the West Bank, most Palestinians are not aware of the French parliamentary vote on the recognition of Palestine set for Tuesday. But when told about the vote, the move gets a warm welcome.
“It’s not going to change anything for us, but it’s a strong symbolic move nonetheless,” said a young Ramallah resident.”