Meyer Habib
Meyer HabibReuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering appointing former French MP Meyer Habib as Israel’s Ambassador to France, Kan 11 News reported on Friday.

The report came hours after a court in France invalidated the re-election of Habib, who his close to Netanyahu, to the French Parliament.

The position of Israel’s Ambassador to France will be vacant in the next two weeks after the current Ambassador, Yael German, resigned from the position following the change of government.

The Prime Minister's Office said in response to the report that the Prime Minister is not currently dealing with the appointment of the Israeli Ambassador to Paris.

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