Controversy over Netanyahu visit to Paris for commemoration

A visit to Paris on Sunday by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, when he will join in a commemoration of the 1942 arrest in the French capital for deportation of an estimated 13,000 Jews, has been criticised in France by Jewish organisations and others as handing his government an unwelcome political platform.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Paris on Sunday to join French President Emmanuel Macron in commemorating victims of a mass arrest of French Jews in 1942 has stirred up criticism that it is too politicised, reports FRANCE 24.