Macron “emphasised that such a move would contravene international law and jeopardise the possibility of a two-state solution as the basis of a fair and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians”, his workplace stated in a press release after the decision on Thursday.
It was the most recent transfer by European leaders urgent Netanyahu to drop plans to annex Jewish settlements within the West Financial institution and the strategic Jordan Valley.
The controversial transfer was endorsed in a Center East plan unveiled by US President Donald Trump in January.
Israel’s authorities had set July 1 because the date when it might start taking up the Palestinian areas, the place the inhabitants of Israeli settlers has grown for the reason that 1967 Six-Day Struggle.
The overseas ministries of France and Germany, together with these of Egypt and Jordan — the one Arab states to have peace offers with Israel — warned this week that any annexation might have “consequences” for relations.
However Macron advised Netanyahu that France remained dedicated to Israel’s safety and “expressed his attachment to the friendship and confidence that links France and Israel”, his workplace stated.