Sebastian Kurz (Peter Kneffel / dpa via AP)

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May 14, 2021 "Today as a sign of

solidarity with Israel

the Israeli flag was hoisted on the roof of the Austrian chancellery". This was announced on Twitter by the chancellor of Austria,

Sebastian Kurz

, attaching a photo in which three flags are seen waving alongside: the Austrian, the EU and the Israeli one. "The terrorist attacks against Israel are to be condemned in the harshest way! Together we stand by Israel," added Kurz.

French President

Emmanuel Macron

called for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East in a tweet in Arabic and Hebrew. "The spiral of violence in the Middle East must end. I strongly call for a


and a dialogue. I appeal to calm and peace, "wrote the head of the Elysée. 

" Israeli attacks on Palestinians are contrary to international law and basic morality and must be ended immediately.

We call on the world to act now

to stop the new waves of Israeli aggression. "This was written on Twitter by Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman and adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara's latest appeal to the international community."


- added


- added the spokesman - will continue to stand by the Palestinian people ".

" According to reports received, 27 children have been killed in the Gaza Strip since 10 May. Two children killed in Israel ".

Unicef reports it

. Shortly before the Gaza health ministry had reported instead that among the 119 Palestinian deaths in Israeli raids there are 31 children. "No place is safe for children as long as the conflict continues: all parties must

end the violence

, and violations against children must stop. Immediately," UNICEF said.