Israel - Formation of a new government (18 April 2019)

France offers its congratulations to Benyamin Netanyahu who was asked by President Rivlin to form the next Israeli government following Israel’s legislative elections on April 9.

France offers its congratulations to Benyamin Netanyahu who was asked by President Rivlin to form the next Israeli government following Israel’s legislative elections on April 9.

France has a relationship with Israel that is characterized by extraordinary friendship. It will work with the new Israeli government to expand cooperation in every area, and will continue the dialogue on regional and security issues.

France also hopes that the formation of a new government will make it possible to decisively revive the Middle East peace process and to achieve a two-State solution, with Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace and security, in accordance with internationally agreed parameters.

President Macron wrote to Benyamin Netanyahu to congratulate him and send him these same messages.