Biden condemned “disgusting and unimaginable” attacks on Jews in the United States
President of the United States, Joe Biden has this Friday condemned “hateful, unimaginable and anti-American” “anti-Semitic” attacks against Jews. Americans and have asked them to stop.
“We’ve seen a brick thrown from the window of a Jewish-owned business in Manhattan, a swastika carved into the door of a synagogue in Salt Lake City, families threatened outside a restaurant in Los Angeles , And museums in Florida and Alaska have been dedicated. To celebrate Jewish life and culture, and to remember the barbaric Holocaust with anti-Jewish messages ”, The president expressed regret in a statement.
Along these lines, he insisted that These “will not allow fellow citizens to be intimidated or attacked about who they are or the beliefs they adhere to”., Facts he has criticized, have “terrorized” the country’s Jews in recent weeks.
“We cannot allow a toxic combination of hatred, dangerous lies and conspiracy theories to put our fellow citizens at risk.”, Has continued to remember that the Department of Justice will deploy all equipment at its disposal to “combat hate crimes”.
In recent times, he reiterated, it has been observed that “no community is protected from hatred”, which is why he has “to silence these terrible and terrible echoes of the worst chapters of the history of the world”. Is called “unity”. And pledge to “not give up hatred safely.”
The US President has said that May is Jewish Heritage Month in the United States, when “American Jews are honored who have woven their experience and achievements into the fabric of our national identity, helped to overcome the pain of history and lead the fight for a more just, equitable and tolerant society. “
“Let us all handle that work and build a nation that protects the dignity and safety of all our people.”, Is sentenced.
However, The United States announced on Friday that it would impose several sanctions against Belarus following the diversion of Ryanair’s flight on Sunday. And the arrest of a political rival in Minsk.
In addition to measures already announced in recent weeks, The White House said in a statement it was working with the European Union “a list of targeted sanctions against key members of (Alexander) Lukashenko’s regime.”.
“Forced diversion by Belarus, under false pretext, circulating a commercial Ryanair flight between two EU member states” U The arrest of journalist Roman Protasevich “is a direct challenge to international norms”White House spokeswoman Jane Saki said.
The economic sanctions against nine Belarusian state-owned companies, which were reimposed in April after crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, will go into effect on June 3.
After the controversial 2006 elections, Washington banned all transactions with these companies.
The US Treasury subsequently suspended these restrictions in 2015, welcoming some progress, but the US government warned in late March that this suspension could not be renewed at the next deadline.
(With information from Europa Press)
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