Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (File pic)
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (File pic)

Danish PM condemns anti-semitic vandalism at Jewish cemetery

ANI | Updated: Nov 11, 2019 06:51 IST

Copenhagen [Denmark], Nov 11 (ANI): Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Sunday (local time) condemned the anti-semitic act of vandalising 80 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in the country.
"Anti-Semitism and racism have no place in our society. And this weekend's attack on a Jewish burial ground in Randers is both an attack on Danish Jews and all of us," she wrote on her Facebook account.
Eighty-four tombstones at a Jewish cemetery in the western Danish city of Randers were reportedly painted with green graffiti, and some overturned, on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported.
Speaking to a local news channel, Danish Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup expressed his wish to have a dialogue with the Jewish community about the incident and to invite a number of organizations to a "hate crime dialogue".
The incident marked one of the recent anti-Semitic attacks in the European country. (ANI)

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