The reply from the president of the Palestinian National Authority (NPC), Abu Mazen, who clarified his accusations regarding Israel’s 50 Holocausts was not long in coming. “The Holocaust is the most heinous crime in the modern history of mankind“, he said. The Wafa agency then specified that its intentions “did not deny the uniqueness of the Holocaust that took place in the last century,” on the contrary, it returned to strongly condemn it. And they explain: «The crimes the president spoke of are the massacres committed against Palestinians by the Nakba at the hands of Israeli forces. These crimes have not stopped until today ». In a press conference from Berlin with Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Mazen accused Israel of having committed “50 Holocausts»Against the Palestinian people. “A monstrous lieThe Israeli premier defined it Yair Lapid, who added: “Six million Jews were murdered in the Shoah, including 1.5 million Jewish children.” And again: “History will never forgive him.”
Scholz: “I’m disgusted”
“I am disgusted by the outrageous statements by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas“. Thus the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz replied to the statements of Abu Mazen. During Mazen’s statements, Scholz did not hide indignation, but did not immediately reply. The conference then ended immediately after Mazen’s words. “For us Germans in particular, any relativization of the Holocaust is intolerable and unacceptable,” Scholz later commented to the German newspaper a few hours later. Bild and then reiterated it on his social channels. “I condemn any attempt to deny the crimes of the Holocaust“. Several local newspapers are highlighting and criticizing how the chancellor did not react immediately to Abu Mazen’s words during the press conference.
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