France mourns the tragic dying of one other French nationwide who had beforehand been reported lacking. This brings to 40 the toll of French victims of the terrorist assaults carried out by Hamas in opposition to Israel.
We lengthen our condolences to their family members and are in touch with the households to lend them our full help on this ordeal, and with the Israeli authorities.
Eight compatriots are nonetheless reported lacking. It has now been confirmed that a few of them are hostages of Hamas. As President Macron has stated, we’re doing every part in our energy to safe their launch. We’re in fixed contact with all of the households of our nationals who’re lacking or being held hostage.
Throughout his go to to Israel, the President met the hostages’ households, whom the Minister for Europe and Overseas Affairs had additionally met in Tel Aviv on October 15.