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  9/20/2011, Elul 21, 5771

France to Boycott Durban III

France has announced it will not attend the Durban III conference in New York next week, dealing a heavy blow to the integrity of the anti-Israel “conference against racism.” France participated in the Durban II gathering two years ago but its delegates and other European Union representatives left the room when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Israel “totally racist.”