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October 29, 2013 9:01 am

Former U.K. Foreign Secretary Straw: ‘I’m Not Anti-Semitic’

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Jack Straw, Former UK Foreign Minister. Photo: WikiCommons.

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Times of Israel – Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw on Monday rejected claims he had made anti-Semitic comments in a debate last week, telling The Times of Israel that he merely voiced concerns over Israeli policies, many of which are shared by Israelis.

“I am not remotely anti-Semitic. Quite the reverse. I have all my life strongly supported the state of Israel, and its right to live in peace and security,” Straw wrote in an email.

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