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German Chancellor Angela Merkel reminded about the eternal duties of the Germans remember the Holocaust and to fight anti-Semitism. She visited the memorial in Jerusalem during his visit to the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. This was reported by news portal The Local.
“About 80 years ago, on the night of pogroms on November 9, the Jewish people in Germany faced unprecedented hatred and violence,” she said, then made an entry in the guest book of the national memorial Yad Vashem. The Chancellor had in mind the so-called “Crystal night”, vsegermanskogo pogrom in 1938.
“This was followed by the unprecedented crimes of the Shoah (as Jews call the Holocaust — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), his rupture with civilization,” — said Merkel. “This should be the eternal responsibility of Germany to remember about this crime and to combat anti-Semitism, xenophobia, hatred and violence.”
Merkel visited Israel with a one-day visit in the framework of regular meetings of the two governments. At the meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister to discuss cooperation Germany and Israel, as well as increased wave of anti-Semitism in Germany in recent months.
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