Athens mayor signs anti-semitism declaration

20 March 2016
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Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis on Saturday signed up to a campaign launched by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) to fight anti-semitism.

Kaminis, who met with a 15-member delegation of the AJC, signed the declaration of Mayors United Against Anti-Semitism and stressed the commitment of the city’s authorities to combat racism and xenophobia.

According to a statement by Athens municipal authorities, both the AJC and members of the Central Israeli Council of Greece lauded Kaminis for his determination to stamp out anti-semitism within Athens and the city council.

To date, around 60 mayors from Europe and more than 300 in the US have signed the declaration.

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