Germany Condemns Attack On Israel, Pledges Support

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz takes the oath from President of the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) Baerbel Bas during a session at the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) in Berlin on December 8, 2021 to swear in the country's next Chancellor. - Members of the parliament elected Olaf Scholz, ushering in a new political era with the centre-left in charge. Together with the Greens and the liberal Free Democrats, Scholz's SPD managed in a far shorter time than expected to forge a coalition that aspires to make Germany greener and fairer. (Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP) / ALTERNATIVE CROP

German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, on Sunday, condemned the Hamas attack on Israel.

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During a phone call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, he also pledged Germany’s support for Israel.

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Scholz added that Germany’s humanitarian aid for Palestinians will also be reviewed.

Also, the former German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, condemned the multi-front attack launched by the militant group, Hamas against Israel on Monday.

In a statement, Merkel said “I condemn the attacks by Hamas on the state of Israel in the strongest possible terms.

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“My thoughts and solidarity are with the Israeli people and the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,” said Merkel, a centre-right politician who led Germany from 2005 to 2021.

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