Simon Wiesenthal Center Urges Germany and Austria to Recall Ambassadors after Ayatollah Khamenei’s Call for ‘Final Solution’ Against the Jewish State
May 21, 2020
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is calling on the Chancellors of Germany and Austria to denounce Iran’s Supreme Leader for calling for a ‘Final Solution’ against the Jewish State.
“We applaud the President of the Unites States and the Foreign Minister of the European Union for condemning Ayatollah Khamenei’s invoking the Nazi ‘Final Solution’ against the State of Israel,” said Simon Wiesenthal Center Rabbis Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper, founder and dean and associate dean and director of its Ed Snider Social Action Institute.
“But the storm of international criticism should be led by the German and Austrian Chancellors. They should explicitly denounce this religious Nazi in Tehran and recall ambassadors for his genocidal threat to Jewish people,” Center officials added. (See the image below, entitled "The Final Solution: Resistance until Referendum" which was posted on the official website of Iran’s ‘Supreme Leader.’
For more information, please contact the Center's Communications Department at firstname.lastname@example.org, join the Center on Facebook, www.facebook.com/simonwiesenthalcenter, or follow @simonwiesenthal for news updates sent directly to your Twitter feed.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is one of the largest international Jewish human rights organizations with over 400,000 member families in the United States. It is an NGO at international agencies including the United Nations, UNESCO, the OSCE, the OAS, the Council of Europe and the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino).