"...in spite of his support for Israel, many feel uncomfortable with Salvini’s populist, quasi-fascist, anti-immigration, anti-European attitude."
August 2 marks the European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, which commemorates the genocide of half a million Roma people at the hands of the Nazis.
Matteo Salvini’s Lega party has inveighed against illegal immigration and other minorities, but strongly praised and supported Israel, creating dilemmas for the local Jewish community and Israel.
Netanyahu: Salvini is ‘great friend of Israel’
“We think UNIFIL has to do a stronger job, tougher job, but ultimately it's the responsibility of the international community."