Update: Foreign Ministry Condemns Petition Calling for Ban of Jewish Organizations

April 5, 2005

Source: MosNews


On April 5, 2005 MosNews reported, "Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Alexander Yakovenko, called the letter signed by thousands of well-known Russian public figures and church officials seeking to ban Jewish organizations an attempt to spoil the relationship between Russia and Israel.

He said such attempts are 'inadmissible, no matter from what side they are performed' and promised the ministry will oppose them in the future, Russian Information Agency Novosti reported."