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December 2, 2015 10:50 am

Hungarian Mayor Apologizes After Blaming Israel for Paris Attacks

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Hungarian Mayor Gabor Huszar. Photo: Social media.

Hungarian Mayor Gabor Huszar. Photo: Social media.

A Hungarian mayor who accused Israel of being behind last month’s terror attacks in Paris apologized after his comments became public.

Gabor Huszar, mayor of the western Hungarian town of Szentgotthard, said during a committee meeting of his rightist Fidesz party, the ruling party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, ahead of a council meeting on November 16, “What happened in Paris is clear evidence that certain business circles, dare I say business circles which are likely backed by the Jewish state, are trying to pit Christian Europe against the Muslims.”

Read full story at Haaretz.

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