We condemn the firing of rockets from Gaza in the Israeli territory. The 2012 truce must be respected.
We mourn the death of a child Saturday in Gaza following an air raid and that of a Palestinian youth on Monday near Ramallah.
France urges to avoid new victims and avoid the risk of an escalation of violence. "
On 30 June 2014, "the President of the Republic has learned with grief that the lifeless bodies of three young Israelis kidnapped on June 12 in the West Bank were found today. He strongly condemns the coward assassination of Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Frenkel and Gilad Shaer and offers his sincere condolences to their families and to the people and authorities of Israel. The Head of State expressed his concern at the upsurge in violence in recent days in the West Bank and Gaza. He condemns the firing of rockets from Gaza into Israeli territory. He asked that everything be done to avoid further casualties and the risk of an escalation of violence. "
The Socialist Party has condemned the murder of Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Frenkel and Gilad Shaer: “All three victims are added to the already long list of Israelis and Palestinians victims of a conflict that never ends.”
Claude Goasguen, UMP Member of Parliament, expressed his “immense sadness at the death of three young Israeli hostages kidnapped there a few weeks”.