US President Joe Biden called Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, APA reports citing the official X account of the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel.
Joe Biden emphasized that the US stands alongside Israel and fully supports Israel's right to self-defense.
Prime Minister Netanyahu thanked US President Biden for the unreserved support and made it clear that a forceful, prolonged campaign – which Israel will win – is necessary.
French President Emmanuel Macron said he had spoken to Netanyahu and Israeli President Isaac Herzog. “I condemn the attacks carried out from Gaza against Israel, its soldiers and its population,” Macron said. “France stands in solidarity with Israel and the Israelis, committed to their security and their right to defend themselves.”
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he, too, had spoken with Netanyahu. “I told him that the Netherlands unequivocally condemns this terrorist violence and fully supports Israel’s right to defend itself,” Rutte tweeted.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky issued a statement offering condolences to those who have suffered losses and confidence that Israel would prevail.
“Israel’s right to self-defense is unquestionable,” Zelensky said. “All details surrounding this terrorist assault must be revealed so that the world knows and holds accountable everyone who supported and helped carry out the attack.”