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News and updates about Emmanuel Macron

Report:

French President scolded Netanyahu for 'election interference'

President Emmanuel Macron reportedly took issue with open support for Marine Le Pen's right-wing National Rally by Diaspora Minister Amichai Chikli who said a La Pen presidency would be good for Israel.

French President scolded Netanyahu for 'election interference'

French FM:

Macron's red lines preclude sitting with far-left leader

Foreign Minister Stéphane Séjourné says PM will be willing to sit with members of left-wing coalition, but not with the far-left party that led the coalition and which has been accused of antisemitism.

Macron's red lines preclude sitting with far-left leader

French PM offers to resign

Left wins most seats in France but fails to achieve majority

Official results from parliamentary election in France in line with television projections: Left-wing alliance wins 182 seats, Macron wins 168 seats, Le Pen wins 143 seats. No bloc won enough seats for a majority.

Left wins most seats in France but fails to achieve majority

Macron to Netanyahu:

'Prevent conflagration with Hezbollah in Lebanon'

French President speaks to Netanyahu, calls for diplomatic solution to end the conflict in Gaza.

'Prevent conflagration with Hezbollah in Lebanon'

French Elections:

Right-wing National Rally in the lead first round with 34%

National Rally candidate David Attia spoke with Arutz Sheva about the importance of the elections in the country.

Right-wing National Rally in the lead first round with 34%

After rape of Jewish girl:

Macron demands schools address antisemitism

French President asks schools to hold a "discussion hour" on racism and antisemitism after the rape of a 12-year-old Jewish girl in a Paris suburb.

Macron demands schools address antisemitism

Defense Minister:

'France has adopted hostile policies towards Israel'

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant slams French plan for trilateral agreement with Lebanon, accuses France of 'ignoring the atrocities committed by Hamas against Israeli children, women and men.'

'France has adopted hostile policies towards Israel'

Netanyahu to Macron:

'Hostage deal outline would allow Israel to eliminate Hamas'

Netanyahu informed the French President of the details of the outline for the release of the hostages and emphasized that it allows Israel to realize all the goals of the war it has defined.

'Hostage deal outline would allow Israel to eliminate Hamas'

Macron:

'Ready to recognize a Palestinian state if the PA makes reforms'

French President speaks to PA chairman, tells him he is ready to recognize a Palestinian state if the PA "implements necessary reforms.”

'Ready to recognize a Palestinian state if the PA makes reforms'

'Odious antisemitism':

Macron condemns vandalism of Paris Holocaust memorial

French President condemns vandalism at the Wall of the Righteous, a memorial for the French citizens who risked their lives to save Jews during the Second World War.

Macron condemns vandalism of Paris Holocaust memorial

Jordan, France and Egypt:

'Ceasefire must be implemented without delay'

King Abdullah II of Jordan, French President Emmanuel Macron and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in op-ed for Washington Post: An operation in Rafah would have “dangerous consequences”.

'Ceasefire must be implemented without delay'

Macron to Netanyahu:

'Transfer of people from Rafah would be a war crime'

French President speaks to Netanyahu, expresses his opposition to an Israeli operation in the Gazan city of Rafah.

'Transfer of people from Rafah would be a war crime'

France sanctions 28 Judea and Samaria residents

Paris has decided to impose sanctions against 28 residents of Judea and Samaria, after Britain and the US imposed a similar decision.

France sanctions 28 Judea and Samaria residents

Macron: 'Count on me to bring everyone home to you'

French President Emmanuel Macron promises: 'We will do everything, and you can count on me to bring everyone home to you.'

Macron: 'Count on me to bring everyone home to you'

After death of Hamas official:

Macron urges Israel to 'avoid escalation'

French President speaks to Minister Benny Gantz, calls on Israel to avoid escalation, "particularly in Lebanon".

Macron urges Israel to 'avoid escalation'

During call with Netanyahu:

Macron demands 'lasting ceasefire in Gaza'

French President speaks to Netanyahu, expresses "deepest concern" over civilian deaths in Gaza.

Macron demands 'lasting ceasefire in Gaza'

Report:

Netanyahu sought to pressure Egypt to take in displaced Gazans

Washington Post reports that Netanyahu asked Biden, Sunak and Macron to pressure Egypt to open its borders to Gazans, but was rejected.

Netanyahu sought to pressure Egypt to take in displaced Gazans

Macron:

'Fighting terrorism does not mean flattening Gaza'

French President again criticizes Israel's response to Hamas attack: Stop this response because it is not appropriate.

'Fighting terrorism does not mean flattening Gaza'

France's message to Lebanon: The rules of the game have changed

French Pres. Macron sent message to Lebanon pushing for diplomatic solution to distance Hezbollah from border with Israel, report says.

France's message to Lebanon: The rules of the game have changed

Macron:

'Destroying Hamas will take 10 years'

French President calls on Israel to clarify its goals in the war against Hamas.

'Destroying Hamas will take 10 years'

Hostage relative thanks Biden and Macron

Ido Dan, relative of Sahar and Erez Kalderon, who were freed from Hamas captivity, thanks Biden & Macron, brokers Qatar & Egypt for support.

Hostage relative thanks Biden and Macron

Jewish French MP to Macron:

'Israel does not bomb children, it is simply at war'

Jewish French MP Meyer Habib responds to French President's comments on BBC that Israel "should stop killing women and babies in Gaza".

'Israel does not bomb children, it is simply at war'

Pres. Macron to Herzog:

'I Unequivocally support Israel and your right to self-defense'

French President calls Israeli counterpart to clarify comments made in BBC interview.

'I Unequivocally support Israel and your right to self-defense'

French official:

'Macron has not changed his position on Israel vs. Hamas'

French official rejects Netanyahu's criticism of Macron's comments that Israel should "stop killing babies and women".

'Macron has not changed his position on Israel vs. Hamas'

Egyptian President:

'Destroy Hamas? It'll take years'

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says during meeting with French President Israel should not go into Gaza following Hamas' massacre of 1,400 Israelis.

'Destroy Hamas? It'll take years'

Netanyahu to Macron:

'Massacre was worst act of antisemitic violence since Holocaust'

Israel's PM Netanyahu meets French Pres. Emmanuel Macron in Jerusalem.

'Massacre was worst act of antisemitic violence since Holocaust'

Emmanuel Macron:

I'm here to express solidarity, goal is to release all hostages

French Pres. Macron, visiting Israel during war with Hamas, speaks with Israel's Pres. Herzog. Watch.

I'm here to express solidarity, goal is to release all hostages

Joint int'l statement:

'Israel has the right to defend itself against terrorism'

Leaders of US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Britain back Israel, reiterate need to protect civilians.

'Israel has the right to defend itself against terrorism'

Netanyahu to world leaders:

'Victory over Hamas is victory for the entire world'

The Prime Minister spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

'Victory over Hamas is victory for the entire world'

PM Netanyahu:

'European leaders unwavering in support for Israel'

PM Netanyahu speaks with leaders of Germany, France, and Greece, thanks them for 'unswerving support' for Israel.

'European leaders unwavering in support for Israel'

Macron: 'Putin is making a giant mistake'

The French President criticized Vladimir Putin for not renewing the agreement to allow Ukraine to export grain.

Macron: 'Putin is making a giant mistake'

France's dangerous games may harm Israeli interests

Emanuel Macron should be made aware that his games aren’t as cunning as he thinks they are, and he should stop trying to play both sides.

France's dangerous games may harm Israeli interests

Zelenskyy:

'Russia planning provocations at Zaporizhzhia plant'

Ukrainian President says Russia is planning an incident at the power plant which it captured early in the war.

'Russia planning provocations at Zaporizhzhia plant'

Macron to Raisi:

'Immediately end Iran's support for Russia'

French President urges Iranian counterpart to stop providing Russia with attack drones used to attack Ukraine.

'Immediately end Iran's support for Russia'

Netanyahu in Paris:

'Best meeting ever with Macron'

Prime Minister Netanyahu told French Jewish leaders about his meeting with President Macron, saying it was his 'best meeting ever'.

'Best meeting ever with Macron'

Netanyahu to Macron:

'Deterrence against Iran and its proxies must be strengthened'

Netanyahu and French President meet for about three hours. PM calls for IRGC to be added to EU's terror blacklist.

'Deterrence against Iran and its proxies must be strengthened'

Following weekend of terror:

Macron speaks to Netanyahu, urges restraint

French President speaks to Prime Minister Netanyahu, stresses the need to avoid measures that will "feed the spiral of violence".

Macron speaks to Netanyahu, urges restraint

Macron:

'The Kurds of France were targeted by a heinous attack'

French President condemns mass shooting at Kurdish cultural center in Paris, which killed three people and wounded four.

'The Kurds of France were targeted by a heinous attack'

Macron on antisemitism: ‘Let’s open our eyes’

Visiting Nazi transit camp in France, Macron calls for France to become the 'the voice of humanism.'

Macron on antisemitism: ‘Let’s open our eyes’

Macron to Biden: ‘We need to become brothers in arms once more’

French president visits White House, tells Biden the US and France need to join together against Russia's aggression in Ukraine.

Macron to Biden: ‘We need to become brothers in arms once more’

Watch: Female protester slaps French President Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron slapped by protester during visit to southern France.

Watch: Female protester slaps French President Macron

Russia and France trade blame on Ukraine nuclear plant

Presidents of Russia and France hold talks regarding safety at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine.

Russia and France trade blame on Ukraine nuclear plant

Macron:

'Now the ball is in Iran's court'

French President says the fate of nuclear deal is up to Iran, and that an agreement would be "useful" even if it doesn't settle everything.

'Now the ball is in Iran's court'

Lapid to Macron: There must be no more concessions to Iran

PM speaks with French president on ongoing negotiations to revive the JCPOA, notes EU 'final offer' still being negotiated.

Lapid to Macron: There must be no more concessions to Iran

Western leaders discuss efforts to revive Iran deal

Biden, Johnson, Macron and Scholz discuss efforts to revive 2015 nuclear deal, days after Iran submitted response to EU's proposal.

Western leaders discuss efforts to revive Iran deal

Report: Boris Johnson to be named head of NATO

With support from the UK, other member states and Ukraine, Johnson is rumored to be the top pick to replace NATO's leader this fall.

Report: Boris Johnson to be named head of NATO

Macron:

'Disappointed by lack of progress in Iranian nuclear talks'

Macron urges Ebrahim Raisi to go back to the implementation of Iran's commitments under 2015 nuclear agreement.

'Disappointed by lack of progress in Iranian nuclear talks'

Macron calls for resumption of Israel-PA talks

In meeting with PA chairman, French President calls for resumption of talks that will result in a “just and lasting peace”.

Macron calls for resumption of Israel-PA talks

Macron warns:

'Antisemitism is stronger and more rampant'

French President warns that "we are not finished with antisemitism" during commemoration of victims of the Holocaust.

'Antisemitism is stronger and more rampant'

Abbas to meet Macron in Paris

PA chairman set to discuss peace process and PA elections with French President during July 20 meeting.

Abbas to meet Macron in Paris

Lapid: I told Macron the Iranians don't want a deal

PM tells INN: Govt. to build in settlements only with natural growth, no new settlements.

Lapid: I told Macron the Iranians don't want a deal

Macron tells Lapid to resume talks with PA

PM Lapid meets French President, tells him world must unite to stop Iranian terrorism, nuclear threat.

Macron tells Lapid to resume talks with PA

Watch: Macron pulls Biden aside to whisper a piece of 'bad news'

In a 'hot mic' moment, the French leader was seen providing some insights on skyrocketing oil prices Biden may not have wanted to hear.

Watch: Macron pulls Biden aside to whisper a piece of 'bad news'

France:

Mural showing Macron as puppet of Jewish advisor to be removed

Fresco on Avignon municipal building depicts French president as puppet with strings being pulled by Jewish political advisor.

Mural showing Macron as puppet of Jewish advisor to be removed

French Elections:

Macron loses parliamentary majority as far-left, far-right soar

Le Pen's nationalist party surges from 8 seats to 89, while far-left alliance more than doubles in size, becomes dominant opposition faction

Macron loses parliamentary majority as far-left, far-right soar

French Elections:

Macron to lose majority in parliament as Le Pen's party surges

French President Emmanuel Macron poised to lose his majority in parliament, while rightist National Rally could see tenfold gain.

Macron to lose majority in parliament as Le Pen's party surges

WJC President receives France’s top distinction

French President Emmanuel Macron names World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder a commander of the Legion of Honor.

WJC President receives France’s top distinction

Bennett congratulates Macron on reelection as French President

PM speaks with reelected French President, thanks him for France's support in the face of recent terror attacks.

Bennett congratulates Macron on reelection as French President

Watch: Protesters clash with police after Macron's win

Two people were shot by police when a vehicle was seen speeding towards officers amidst rioting by radical leftists.

Watch: Protesters clash with police after Macron's win

Did Macron use Yiddish in his debate with Marine Le Pen?

French president appears to inject popular Yiddishism in his presidential debate with Marine Le Pen.

Did Macron use Yiddish in his debate with Marine Le Pen?