Israel – Mount Meron tragedy - Statement by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign affairs Spokesperson (30 April 2021)


We were deeply shocked to learn that over 40 people died and more than 100 were injured after being crushed in a crowd during a pilgrimage at Mount Meron, in northern Israel.

France extends its sincere condolences to the families and close friends of those killed in this tragedy and wishes the injured a speedy recovery. It assures the Israeli people of its wholehearted solidarity at this extremely difficult time.