Netanyahu: Israel stands with France in war on terror
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Israel said to step up security at embassies, potential targets

Netanyahu: Israel stands with France in war on terror

Prime minister sends message of condolence as Paris declares emergency amid terror attacks that kill over 120

French President Francois Hollande and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pose for photographers at the Elysee Palace, Paris, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in the wake of a series of terror attacks at the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish grocery store. (AP/Thibault Camus)
French President Francois Hollande and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pose for photographers at the Elysee Palace, Paris, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in the wake of a series of terror attacks at the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish grocery store. (AP/Thibault Camus)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said early Saturday that Israel stands “shoulder to shoulder” with France in the “war against terrorism.”

He issued a statement after a deadly string of attacks in Paris left at least 120 dead.

“Israel stands shoulder to shoulder with President Francois Hollande and with the French people in the war against terrorism,” Netanyahu said.

“I send condolences on behalf of the Israeli people to the families of the victims, and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.”

Netanyahu also ordered bolstered security at Israeli embassies and other potential targets, the Israel Hayom daily reported.

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