A harsh criticism launched the United States State Department against the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, for his comments against Israelwhich he has pointed out execute a genocide in Gaza.

The department’s highest authority in the fight against anti-Semitism, Deborah Lipstadt, assured Congress that the Petro’s comments have been irresponsible and offensiveand that the Colombian president crossed the line of criticizing anti-Semitism.

He also warned leaders in the region that disqualifications of the Jewish people do not help their relations with the United States.

“His comments really crossed the line into anti-Semitism, they do not help, they do not help the Jewish community in Colombia, they do not help stability and They do not really help to promote the cause of peace. They are not constructive“said Deborah Lipstadt.

In this regard, the Colombian Foreign Ministry called in a statement for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and He also reaffirmed his commitment to the release of Israeli hostagesamong them, Elkana Bohbot, husband of the Colombian Rebeca González.

Source: https://www.noticiascaracol.com/mundo/declaraciones-de-petro-contra-israel-cruzaron-la-linea-hacia-el-antisemitismo-dicen-desde-ee-uu-rg10

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