Richard’s previous comments appeared to give a boost to the boycott campaign that seeks to isolate Israel. He said last week in Cairo that he would end his company’s relationship with Partner Communications Ltd. “tomorrow” if he could, but that he was bound by a contract for the time being.
Some Israeli leaders were too furious about the decision, as the Israeli culture minister Miri Regev who called on French President Francois Hollande to fire Ricahrd, and show him “zero tolerance.”
The French telecommunications giant, Orange on Thursday announced decision to end its brand licensing deal with the Israeli firm Partner Communication and quit its operations in the country.
The decision, according to the PNN, comes a day after the chairman of Orange, Stephane Richard said in Cairo that he wished to end the