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Sunday, November 15, 2015

After Paris, Netanyahu demands world also condemn attacks against Israelis

Israelis are ‘not at fault’ for terrorism directed against them, just as the French aren’t to blame for Friday’s attacks, PM says.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday drew parallels between the massive terror rampage that rocked Paris Friday and attacks against Israelis, saying the world that had rallied to condemn bloodshed in France must do so for Israel as well.

"It is time for states to condemn terrorism against us like they condemn terrorism anywhere else in the world. It is appropriate that [Palestinian Authority President] Mahmoud Abbas, who condemned the attack in France yesterday, will condemn the cruel terrorism against innocents in Israel and fight the incitement fueling it,” Netanyahu told his cabinet meeting. (Read More)