france-palestine-vote-november.siFrance’s National Assembly will vote on November 28 on a draft resolution to recognize Palestine as a state, a parliamentary source told AFP. The highly symbolic resolution, which will not have any binding power, comes under the title: “The Assembly calls on the French government to recognize the state of Palestine as a tool for a final settlement.” On November 8, the country’s foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, said it was only a matter of time before Palestine’s statehood was confirmed. “The question is when and how. Recognition is necessary because it can help to break the deadlock and contribute to trying to settle this conflict once and for all,” Fabius said as quoted by RTL. More