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  Kislev 19, 5773 , 03/12/12

Hungarian PM Condemns Far-Right, Vows to Defend Jews

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday vowed to defend the country's Jews from anti-Semitism after a far-right MP made anti-Jewish and anti-Israeli remarks in parliament.

"No one in Hungary can be harmed because of their faith, convictions or origin," Orban told parliament a week after Marton Gyongyosi of the Jobbik party proposed drawing up a list of people "of Jewish origin (who) present a national security risk to Hungary."

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