Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Thursday that he has accepted an apology from Russian President Vladimir Putin over the… The Kremlin’s claim that Adolf Hitler had “Jewish ancestry”.
Bennett’s office said the apology came during a phone call Thursday, during which the two leaders also discussed Further evacuation of civilians trapped in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, The last stronghold of Ukrainian defenders is in the devastated coastal city.
call account On the Russian state-run news site RIA Novosti No apology mentioned.
Hitler’s comment – made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Sunday – drew a sharp rebuke this week from Bennett, who accused the Russian minister of using the Holocaust as a “vicious ram”.
When asked by Italian media, Lavrov said how Russia could claim to “discredit a country with a Jewish president.
He continued, “For a long time, we hear wise Jews say that the greatest anti-Semites are the Jews themselves.”
Bennett called the statement “lies.”
“These lies aim to accuse the Jews themselves of committing the most heinous crimes in history that have been committed against them,” the Israeli leader said earlier this week.
He continued, “As I said earlier, there is no war today that is the Holocaust nor is it the same as the Holocaust.” “The Holocaust’s use of the Jewish people as a political ram must be stopped immediately.”
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