The UAE congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the presidential election in France.
The Jerusalem Post Podcast with Yaakov Katz and Lahav Harkov.
The greatest danger now threatening France is that the moderate parties will lose the June legislative elections and that either Le Pen or Melenchon will win them.
The foreign minister met with the reelected French president in November to discuss the nuclear talks between world powers and Iran.
Macron himself watched the preliminary results together with his wife and his campaign team in private
The first projections showed Macron securing around 57-58% of the vote.
French President Emmanuel Macron interjected with "oy oy oy" while Marine Le Pen was speaking about economics in the debate.
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will compete for the French presidency in the second round of elections.
Officials in Israel’s national institutions do not see any potential rise in interest in aliyah to Israel as a result of the possible political change.
Eric Zemmour, a far-right politician who is Jewish, received only 7% of the vote in the first round, eliminating him from this year’s election.