France welcomes freeze on annexation of Palestinian territories

Paris, August 14, 2020 — France welcomes the agreement between the UAE and Israel to continue to halt Israel’s annexation of Palestinian territories. In a statement released on Thursday, the French Foreign Ministry said Israel’s decision to suspend the planned annexation of occupied West Bank territories under the historic agreement was a “positive step.”

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“The agreement paved the way for a resumption of talks between Israelis and Palestinians with the aim of creating two states, which is the only option to achieve peace in the region,” the ministry added.