Situation in Israel (July 24, 2023)


France is deeply committed to democratic principles, which have formed the basis of our friendship with Israel since it gained independence.

France, a friend of Israel, calls on the Israeli authorities to address every issue that is fundamental to the institutions of democratic countries in a spirit of consensus.

The Knesset’s July 24th adoption of a law restricting the prerogatives of the Supreme Court despite strong protests deviates from these principles.