Cyprus President’s participation in World Holocaust Forum is important, says the Israeli Ambassador

The participation of the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastassiades in the World Holocaust Forum, in Jerusalem, to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp, is very important, said Sammy Revel, the Ambassador of Israel to Cyprus.

The high level forum in Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, will send out a strong message, on the eve of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. A message on the significance of Holocaust commemoration and the fight against Antisemitism the Israeli Ambassador told CNA.

This is crucial, especially today when antisemitism, racism and xenophobia are rising sharply across Europe and around the globe, Revel went on.

He said finally that the commitment of the government of Cyprus to Holocaust Remembrance and Education, will undoubtedly contribute to the strengthening of the ties between Israel and Cyprus and of our shared values.

President Anastasiades is among world leaders attending the 5th World Holocaust Forum, taking place on 23 January, in Jerusalem, following an official invitation from the President of Israel.

Source: Cyprus News Agency