Macron walks back on accusations of Israeli bombing of civilians

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French President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo: Twitter/X)
TEL AVIVFrench President Emmanuel Macron called Israeli President Isaac Herzog to retract his remarks from Friday, in which he told BBC there was “no justification” for Israel’s bombing of “these babies, these ladies, these old people,” reiterating his call for a ceasefire in Gaza and saying “there is no reason for that and no legitimacy. So we do urge Israel to stop.”اضافة اعلان

According to Herzog’s office, Macron called to make clear that he “does not and did not intend to accuse Israel of intentionally harming innocent civilians in the campaign against the terrorist organization Hamas.”

“President Macron also emphasized that he unequivocally supports Israel’s right and duty to self-defense, and expressed his support for Israel’s war against Hamas,” according to the statement.

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