The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Denmark initiated the process of reviewing funding decisions of non-governmental organizations the Palestinian authority. Such an order issued last week, the head of the Department Anders Samuelsen.
About it reports on Tuesday, may 30, the newspaper «gaarets».
The publication writes that this decision was made under the influence of Israel, where Samuelsen visited in the middle of this month with a two-day official visit during which he met with President Reuven Rivlin thanking the Danish Minister for what he does for the Jewish community of his country.
Samuelsen, for his part, said that the Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Locke Rasmussen condemned anti-Semitic incidents and, in particular, the attack on the synagogue in Copenhagen, perfect for two years ago.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Denmark, like many other Ministers of foreign Affairs of the countries of the West, advocated the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the principle of «two States for two peoples», but acknowledged that the situation in the region is very complex, stressing the importance of joint fight against terrorism and extremism.
Samuelsen also answered questions about his name, saying he does not know whether he has Jewish roots, but his name proud.