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  5/25/2014, Iyar 25, 5774

Netanyahu to Belgian PM: No Tolerance for Anti-Semitism


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Speaks with Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo
(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser)

Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo phoned Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Sunday afternoon in order to update him on details of the investigation into the weekend murder of four people at a Jewish museum in Brussels. Prime Minister Di Rupo expressed shock over the murders, condemned all manifestations of anti-Semitism and sent his condolences to the families of the victims.

Prime Minister Netanyahu thanked his Belgian counterpart for the call and offered to cooperate with the investigation. Netanyahu added, "As of now, you are the only European leader who has called me on this issue. I am very disturbed by the growing anti-Semitism in Europe. There must be zero tolerance for anti-Semitism toward Jews and their state."