World Jewish Congress congratulates French President Macron on victory

"At this time when millions have been displaced and are suffering, and in the face of unspeakable atrocities and threats, we need his steady leadership."

 Mr. Ronald Lauder (photo credit: NOA GRAYEVSKY)
Mr. Ronald Lauder
(photo credit: NOA GRAYEVSKY)

World Jewish Congress president Ronald S. Lauder has called Emmanuel Macron’s presidential election success a “tremendously important victory.”

“Together with all supporters of freedom and democracy across the globe, I am profoundly gratified by President Macron’s projected reelection,” said Lauder on Sunday before final results were known.

According to Lauder, Macron has demonstrated himself to be a stalwart advocate of all that is decent in our turbulent world and an enemy of all forms of antisemitism, xenophobia, and other bigotries and hatreds.

“At this time when millions have been displaced and are suffering, and in the face of unspeakable atrocities and threats, we need his steady leadership. I congratulate President Macron and the nation and people of France,” said Lauder.

 World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder in his office.  (credit: NOA GRAYEVSKY) World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder in his office. (credit: NOA GRAYEVSKY)