German consul general, Walter Stechel, condemns vandalism of Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki

German Consul General in Thessaloniki Walter Stechel on Thursday condemned the vandalism of the Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki, saying the German government “condemns every form of antisemitism”.

In a statement, Stechel said, “Being aware of its responsibility for the Holocaust, the Federal Republic of Germany condemns every form of antisemitism, anywhere and at any time. Hearing about the repeated violation of the Holocaust Memorial on Eleftherias Square in Thessaloniki, I felt grief and revulsion. We express our solidarity to the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, which was nearly obliterated in the Holocaust.”

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