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France: "EU commission has no right to vote on Palestine," says Farage00:35

France: "EU commission has no right to vote on Palestine," says Farage

France, Strasbourg
December 17, 2014 at 08:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

UKIP leader Nigel Farage dismissed the European Parliament's adoption of a resolution recognising Palestinian statehood "in principle" when speaking in Strasbourg, Wednesday. A total of 498 MEPs voted in favor of the motion, with 88 voting against.

According to Farage, the "European Commission does not have the ability, the power or the right to recognise new member states" and asked that the vote be "striked out."

France: "EU commission has no right to vote on Palestine," says Farage00:35
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UKIP leader Nigel Farage dismissed the European Parliament's adoption of a resolution recognising Palestinian statehood "in principle" when speaking in Strasbourg, Wednesday. A total of 498 MEPs voted in favor of the motion, with 88 voting against.

According to Farage, the "European Commission does not have the ability, the power or the right to recognise new member states" and asked that the vote be "striked out."