France denounced on Tuesday the “
” remarks of the Israeli Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich who denied on Sunday the existence of the Palestinians as individuals as as a people during an evening organized by a radical Zionist group in Paris. .
We call on those who have been called to high office in the Israeli government to demonstrate the required dignity, to respect that of others and to refrain from any action or statement contributing to the escalation of tensions,
” commented the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a press release.