France summons Israeli ambassador

France24. Chaudhry Maqsood ur Rehman.

AFP – France summoned the Israeli ambassador in Paris to a meeting at the foreign ministry Wednesday to protest after an air strike wounded a French diplomat in Gaza along with his wife and daughter.

A spokesman for the ministry said that France’s ambassador in Tel Aviv had complained to Israeli authorities over the bombing, and that Israel’s envoy had been required to meet with senior officials in Paris.

The head of France’s Gaza consulate, Majdi Shakura, was hurt in an Israeli airstrike on the Palestinian territory on the night of Sunday to Monday.

Details: http://www.france24.com/en/20111116-france-summons-israeli-ambassador-gaza-bombing-palestinians-diplomacy

Categories: Europe, France, Israel

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