DFM Ayalon welcomes French FM Juppe

DFM Ayalon welcomes French FM Juppe and the families of the victims of the terrorist attack in Toulouse to Israel

French Foreign Minister Juppe: “This was a crime against the Jewish community, against France and against all of humanity.”

(Communicated by  the Deputy Foreign Minister’s Spokeswoman)

 

 
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Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon this morning (Wednesday 21 March 2012,) at Ben-Gurion International Airport, on behalf of the Government, welcomed
                                French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe and the families of those who were murdered in Toulouse, who are escorting the coffins of the victims.

Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon thanked French Foreign Minister Juppe, on behalf of the Government, for the French Government’s moving humane gesture and for the full cooperation and the urgent action to find the assailants and bring them to justice.

Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon told the families: “Today, all Israel is in
                                pain and mourning over the deaths of innocent children and a dedicated father.” 
Both he and French Foreign Minister Juppe attended the recitation of the Kaddish prayer upon the lowering of the coffins from the plane.

French Foreign Minister Juppe thanked Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon for the
                                welcome and said: “This was a crime against the Jewish community, against France and against all of humanity.”  He promised that the French government would do its utmost to bring the murderers to justice.