The Minister of internal Affairs of Germany Thomas de Maiziere called for the establishment of the new government of the country office of the Commissioner for combating anti-Semitism. He declared it in interview to the newspaper Bild am Sonntag, Deutsche Welle reports.
“Every crime is motivated by anti-Semitism – it’s too much and a disgrace to our country,” – said de Mezieres. According to him, it is also about the “growing number of disparaging remarks, inappropriate jokes and discriminating attitude towards our Jewish fellow citizens.”
“Hostility to the Jews has not been distributed in Germany”, – said the interior Minister of Germany.
He added that the need for a new post under the government is not only related to “recent incidents” and recalled that in April this year to create the position of Commissioner for the fight against anti-Semitism was advised by an independent expert Commission at the German Ministry of the interior.
6 December 2017, the US President, Donald trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The United States Embassy should move from tel Aviv. The international community as a whole does not recognize the Israeli capital city, as his status shall be determined in peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine. The latter also want to declare Jerusalem as its capital. After the unilateral recognition by trump Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the participants of street protests in Berlin December 10, burned the Israeli flag and chanted anti-Israeli slogans.
Earlier it was reported that Germany does not approve the decision of the American President to settle the imbalance in the balance of power in the middle East, recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.