France sees a window of opportunity after Israel’s elections to get the United States on board with a new push for Mideast peace, and is preparing a draft UN Security Council resolution on Palestine in about 12 days, according to French diplomatic officials. (Times of Israel)
France was working on a similar resolution in December, when the Palestinians presented their own draft to the Security Council, which was defeated after it didn’t garner the necessary votes. (Wall Street Journal)
In the picture, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iraq at U.N. headquarters in New York, September 19, 2014.