Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sharply on Thursday condemned Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement about Zionism and its comparison to fascism, calling it ”dark and mendacious.”
He said it was thought that Erdogan’s type of remark “had passed from the world.”
Erdogan spoke at the UN Alliance for Civilizations forum in Vienna on Wednesday and declared, “We witness on a frequent basis, the shutting out and despisal [sic] of the other, whereas understanding the beliefs, culture and feelings of the other is what should be done. “It has become inevitable for Islamophobia to be seen as a crime against humanity, just like Zionism, anti-Semitism and fascism”Jewish Press News Briefs
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