Emmanuel Macron addressed Thursday, June 3 “his warmest congratulationsTo the new Israeli President Isaac Herzog, reaffirming his “unwavering attachment” at “Israel’s security».
The French President “sends its warmest congratulations“To Mr. Herzog, elected Wednesday,”as well as to the Israeli people», According to a press release from the Élysée. “On this occasion», M. Macron «reaffirms its willingness to continue working with Israel in all areas“And”recalls, as it did during the spiral of violence that has just hit the Middle East, its unwavering attachment to the security of the State of Israel, and France’s determination to remain committed to its side for ensure regional security and stability».
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Labor Isaac Herzog, 60, was elected president on Wednesday by MPs, hours before a deal was reached on a groundbreaking coalition government supposed to end 12 years in power for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Emmanuel Macron also pays tribute to the outgoing president, Reuven Rivlin, “who has personally worked to strengthen the spirit of friendship and cooperation that has presided over Franco-Israeli relations for more than 70 years“, According to the press release.