Netanyahu Tells Hollande: Terrorism Is a Global Problem

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Netanyahu and Hollande sitting during a press conference in Israel's Ben Gurion Airport, 2013.
Netanyahu and Hollande at a press conference during the French president's visit in Israel, 2013.Credit: Daniel Bar-On

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday evening about the attack in Paris. The two leaders will meet at the upcoming UN Climate Summit in Paris.

During the phone conversation, Netanyahu expressed solidarity with the French struggle against terrorism, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. Netanyahu told Holland that he sees terrorism as a global problem, and therefore an international solution must be found, it added.

Netanyahu and Hollande agreed to meet during the UN Climate Summit in Paris, which will take place 10 days from now.

Earlier on Wednesday, Netanyahu spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to the Prime Minister's Office, Netanyahu conveyed his condolences to Putin over the recent Sinai plane crash.

Netanyahu and Putin talked about the Palestinian issue and the Syria conflict, and agreed to hold further discussions regarding Syria during their meeting on the sidelines of the UN climate summit in Paris.

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