OSCE Summit Ends with New Pledge to Fight Anti-Semitism

(AP/Ha'aretz) Western governments at a conference of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe held in Cordoba, Spain, pledged Thursday to fight anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance, but acknowledged some of them have failed to deliver on past commitments and that upbeat speeches must now be matched with hands-on measures against hate crimes. In a final statement, delegates from all 55 member states stressed the importance of interfaith dialogue and insisted that strife in the Middle East cannot be used as justification for violence against Jews.

2005-06-10 00:00:00

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