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Jan 31, 2018

Hungary highlights the importance of the fight against anti-semitism during Rome visit

Dr. Mikola highlighted the fact that Jewish communities in Hungary are living in safety, and said the Hungarian government is doing everything possible to ensure that this remains the case

Hungary has sent a representative to the “Conference on the Responsibility of States, Institutions and Individuals in the Fight against Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Area” to highlight the importance of the cause to the country.

In his speech, Dr. Mikola highlighted the fact that Jewish communities in Hungary are living in safety, and the Hungarian government is doing everything possible to ensure that this remains the case.

He detailed government efforts to renovate and reconstruct Jewish monuments and synagogues. He said that Jewish culture is experiencing a renaissance in Hungary and the country will host the European Maccabi Games in 2019.

During his visit to Rome, Dr. Mikola also met with Secretary for Relations with States within the Holy See's Secretariat of State, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, to discuss issues surrounding religious diplomacy between Hungary and the Vatican.