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  1/17/2013, Shevat 6, 5773

PM to Hollande: Courageous Step Against Extemist Terror


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke this afternoon (Thursday) with French President François Hollande, expressed his appreciation for the military action in Africa and participated regret the loss of life among the French troops.
"You have taken a courageous step against radical Islamic terrorism. My meetings with leaders of African countries learned how this threatens the future of the continent. While there states that the terrorist threat is thousands of miles away from their own citizens, we Israel know first hand the threat of global terrorism. Here it is a hundred meters away, "said Netanyahu
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu expressed his admirationֲ to French President François Hollande,ֲ Thursdayֲ afternoon,ֲ for France's military action in Mali and his regret for the loss of life among the French troops.
Netanyahu told Hollande,ֲ "You have taken a courageous step against radical Islamic terrorism. In my meetings with leaders of African countries, I learned how this threatens the future of the continent. While there are states where the terrorist threat is thousands of miles away from their own citizens, we in Israel know first hand the threat of global terrorism. Here it is a hundred meters away from home."