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Netanyahu says Israel thwarted ‘many’ terror attacks in Europe

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel has thwarted many terror attacks in Europe, as he cautions against the rise in anti-Semitism across the continent.

“The main thing that must be understood is that it never ends with the Jews. Jew-hatred always spreads to a greater problem; therefore, it is possible to recruit others, for both moral reasons and the future of society,” he tells French Jewish leaders in Paris.

“Anti-Semitism in Europe in general and France in particular, these attacks, have ancient roots even though their expressions are new,” he says. “Against this there needs to be one thing: Fight it. Fight, fight and fight.”

Netanyahu goes on to say that Israel has thwarted “many” jihadist terror attacks in Europe.

“Israel is working against the threat of radical Islam which threatens Israel and the entire world. We are thwarting awful terrorist attacks including here in France,” he says. “Israel has blocked very many terrorist attacks in Europe and will continue to do so.”

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