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(Worthy News) - Even Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s diplomatic friends condemned him.
Friends and foes alike blasted Abbas as an “antisemite” and a “Holocaust denier,” after he charged that the Nazis killed Jews in the Holocaust because they were money lenders.
“The Holocaust did not occur in a vacuum, it was the result of thousands of years of persecution,” UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov said on Wednesday.
“This is why attempts to rewrite, downplay or deny it are dangerous.”
Mladenov along with the European Union, Sweden, Germany and US officials from both the Trump and Obama administrations spoke out sharply against Abbas’s words spoken Monday night to the Palestinian National Council in Ramallah. [ Source: Jerusalem POst (Read More...) ]
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