French ambassador: Justice will be served in Zeitouni case

By
January 3, 2012 15:32

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

France’s ambassador to Israel Christophe Bigot assured a Knesset panel on Tuesday that justice would be served in the case of Tel Aviv woman Lee Zeitouni, who was killed last September in a hit-and-run accident committed by two French nationals.

However, he warned that there was little chance that the two suspects – Claude Isaac Hayat and Eric Rubic – would be extradited to Israel from France, where they fled after hitting Zeitouni, 25, on a Tel Aviv street and leaving her to die.

“There is no indifference in France, we are ready to judge them and we want to judge them, we don’t see it any other way,” stated the French Ambassador, who was speaking at a special hearing of the Knesset Committee for Aliya, Immigration and Diaspora.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 18, 2018
U.N. chief suggests options for improved Palestinian protection

By REUTERS