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January 27, 2015 9:14 am

EU Foreign Policy Chief: Paris Attacks Are ‘Grim Reminder’ of Lingering Antisemitic Threat

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Federica Mogherini, the EU's high representative for foreign policy, said the recent Paris terrorist attacks are a reminder that antisemitism is still prevalent. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Times of Israel – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday that the recent killings in Paris are “a grim reminder” that antisemitism is still a threat and that 70 years after the Holocaust ended, European Jews are still threatened.

In a statement issued on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in both Hebrew and English, Mogherini said she joined “in commemorating a crime unparalleled in human history, a crime in which six million Jews as well as millions of other innocent victims, Roma, political prisoners, prisoners of war, disabled people, homosexuals, were murdered in Nazi death camps.”

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