Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday visited the kosher supermarket on the outskirts of Paris that was the target of a deadly terror attack three days earlier, where he called on the world's leaders to fight terrorism, even if it was directed at Israel or the Jewish people.
Writing on Facebook after the visit, the prime minister said there was no difference between the attack at Hyper Cacher and other instances of extremist Islam around the world.
"This afternoon I visited "Hyper Cacher", where the terror attack took place on Friday. I met there with Celine, who was one of the hostages and she told me about what happened during the attack," he wrote on Facebook.
"There is a direct line between the attacks of extremist Islam around the world and the attack that took place here, in the kosher hypermarket in the heart of Paris," Netanyahu wrote.
"I expect every leader, after we marched together through the streets of Paris, to fight terror as it is, even if it is directed against Israel and Jews," Netanyahu said during the visit.
"If it were up to me, I would always see to it that Israel walks at the front row of nations when it comes to its security and its future."
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Four people were killed when Amedy Coulibaly stormed into the Hyper Cacher on Friday, taking hostages in an hours-long siege that ended when police stormed the store. Coulibaly, who was killed by police, had shot dead four of his hostages.
On Sunday, Netanyahu joined other world leaders in a solidarity march in Paris that was attended by millions of people. The march was prompted by the supermarket attack and the massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris a day earlier, in which 12 people were killed.
On Monday, the French government announced that it is deploying 5,000 police officers to guard Jewish institutions around the country.