Peres sends condolence to head of Jewish community of Brussels after fatal shooting
25 May 2014 11:06
President Shimon Peres expressed his condolences on Sunday to a leader from the Jewish community of Brussels following a fatal shooting attack at a Jewish museum in the Belgian capital that left four dead on Saturday.
"We must act without hesitation against any form of anti-Semitism. The leaders of Europe should lead the struggle against anti-Semitism, which is rearing its head across the continent," Peres in a phone conversation told told Maurice Sosnowski, president of the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organizations.
"We are with you in this difficult time. We share your sense of shock and profound sadness," he added.