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We, the French Republic, believe in ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity. We are deeply invested in the conflict between Israel and Palestinian State, and have been a vocal supporter of the two-state solution. As such, we recognise the right to independence of the Palestinian State, the recognition of which as an observer state in the UN we have supported for the first time in 1974, and again in 2012. We are one of the leading budgetary contributors to financial aid for Palestine (€40 million in 2015), and, and have expressed will to formally recognise it as a state ev...