Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone with freshly anointed French President-Elect Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on his election victory.
“I congratulate Emmanuel Macron on being elected President of France. I look forward to working with President-elect Macron to confront the common challenges and seize the common opportunities facing our two democracies,” Netanyahu said. “One of the greatest threats facing the world today is radical Islamic terror which has struck Paris, Jerusalem and so many other cities around the world. France and Israel are longtime allies and I am sure that we will continue to deepen our relations.”
The two leaders agreed to meet soon.
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