French President Emmanuel Macron said denying the right of the Israeli state to exist is an act of anti-Semitism, during a joint press conference with Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem on Wednesday.

“Anti-Zionism, when it is the denial of Israel’s existence as a state, is an anti-Semitism,” Macron said.

“We will continue with the same determination and will fight, as I’ve already committed to, against anti-Semitism, racism, all hate speeches that are dividing our society and denying its foundings,” the French president added.

Macron was in Jerusalem to attend the largest-ever gathering commemorating the Holocaust and fighting present-day anti-Semitism.

Macron also touched down on Iran and Lebanon over the course of the wide-ranging press conference.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, the UK’s Prince Charles and the presidents of Austria and Italy are among the more than 40 officials who will be participating at the event, taking place on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.

 

Source: Ruptly

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Gonçalo Pena
Gonçalo Pena
2020-01-23 21:50

Macron merging concepts and producing ideology of the worst kind.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-24 09:39
Reply to  Gonçalo Pena

It’s just realism. Everybody with a brain knows that anti-Zionism is an euphemism for anti-Semitism. You must be freaking naive if you believe the contrary.

Daeshbags-Sux Sucks
Daeshbags-Sux Sucks
2020-01-24 13:08
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

No it’s political correctness gone mad. Anti-Zionism is not anti-Jewish, it is pro-Palestine, pro-justice and pro-peace.

Peter Weber
Peter Weber
2020-01-24 03:13

Monsieur le président can call me what he wants, but the Zionist statelet has no right to exist and it will not last.