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Biden condemned the "despicable and unthinkable" attacks on Jews in the United States

Biden condemned the “despicable and unthinkable” attacks on Jews in the United States

Joe Biden, President of the United States

President of the United States, Joe Biden this Friday condemned the “hateful, unthinkable and anti-American” anti-Semitic attacks on Jews. Americans and have called for them to stop.

“We have seen a brick thrown through the window of a Jewish-owned business in Manhattan, a swastika carved on the doorstep of a synagogue in Salt Lake City, families threatened outside a restaurant in Los Angeles, and museums of Jewish life and culture in Florida and Alaska. Remembering the Holocaust destroyed by the news ”, The president lamented in a statement.

In these ways, he has emphasized it These “fellow citizens will not be allowed to intimidate or attack who they are or for the trust they hold.”, The facts he criticized have “frightened” the country’s Jews in recent weeks.

“We cannot allow the poisonous mixture of hatred, dangerous lies and conspiracy theories to endanger our fellow citizens.”, Continues, remember that the judiciary has all the tools at its disposal to “fight hate crimes”.

In recent days, he has reiterated, “no society is immune from hatred,” which is why he has called for “unity” to “silence these terrible and terrifying echoes of the worst chapters in world history.” No “.

The US President has pointed out that May will be the Jewish Heritage Month in the United States “American Jews are the ones whose experiences and achievements are inextricably woven into the fabric of our national identity, helping to overcome the pain of history and lead the struggle for a more just, equitable, tolerant society.”

Joe Biden, President of the United States
Joe Biden, President of the United States

“We will all accept that work and create a nation that protects the dignity and security of all our people.”, Sentenced.

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However, The United States announced on Friday that it would impose a series of sanctions on Belarus following the diversion of a Ryanair flight on Sunday. And the arrest of a political opponent in Minsk.

In addition to the activities already announced in recent weeks, The White House said in a statement that it had “a list of sanctions against key members of the (Alexander) Lukashenko regime”..

“Forced diversion by Belarus under false pretense of a commercial Ryanair flight between two EU member states” Y Journalist Roman Protashevich’s arrest “a direct challenge to international law”White House spokeswoman Jen Zaki said.

The nine sanctions imposed on Belarusian state-owned companies, which were re-imposed in April after repression of pro-democracy protesters, will take effect on June 3.

Following the controversial 2006 elections, Washington banned all transactions with these companies.

The U.S. Treasury then lifted the sanctions in 2015, welcoming some improvements, but warned that the U.S. government would not renew the suspension until the end of March.

(With information from Europa Publishing)

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