Tel Aviv: Israel thanked Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, for taking a stand against Hamas in a social media post amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine. In an Instagram Story, Mr. Zuckerberg expressed his viewpoint on the situation and condemned the attacks set up by Hamas, stating, “The terrorist attacks by Hamas are pure evil. There is never any justification for carrying out acts of terrorism against innocent people.”
He continued, “The widespread suffering that has resulted is devastating. My focus remains on the safety of our employees and their families in Israel and the region.” Mark Zuckerberg had also announced that, posts supportive of Hamas would be removed from social media platforms.
Israel expressed their gratitude to Mr. Zuckerberg through their official X account on Saturday and shared a screenshot of his message.