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  11/20/2013, Kislev 17, 5774

'Pro-Israel' France Supports anti-Israel Groups, Too

Officially, France espouses the “standard” political positions the European Union has adopted on the Mideast conflict: The need for a two-state solution, an end to Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria, a halt to all terrorism by Palestinian Authority Arabs, and a boycott of PA terror groups like Hamas. In addition, France has sided with Israel on several important issues, such as demanding that Iran's nuclear weapons program be halted, at all costs.

However, according to NGO Monitor, the French government also funds many groups whose stances