Israel calls for bolstered security at embassy, Jewish institutions in Paris

Netanyahu sends condolences to families of those killed in Paris, and wishes speedy recovery to injured.

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November 14, 2015 02:14
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Police stand outside the Stade de France where explosions were reported to have detonated outside the stadium during the France vs German friendly soccer match near Paris, November 13, 2015. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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The Prime Minister's Office has called for bolstered security at Israel's embassy in Paris along with Jewish institutions after a string of attacks late Friday left scores dead in the French capital, Channel 2 reported.

According to the report, the PMO instructed the Foreign Ministry to contact security authorities in France in order to carry out the measures.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was following the events developing in Paris and was receiving updates from the Foreign Ministry and security agencies, the report cited the PMO as stating. 
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The premier sent his condolences to the families of those killed in the attacks in Paris, and wished a speedy recovery to those injured.

"Israel stands shoulder to shoulder with French President Francois Hollande and the French people in the common war against terrorism," the Israeli TV channel quoted him as saying.

An estimated 140 people were killed in multiple, near simultaneous attacks on a Paris concert hall, restaurants, and a soccer stadium, in what French President Francois Hollande called an unprecedented terrorist attack.




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