The Chairman of the Council of European rabbis Pinchas Goldschmidt, who is a recent interview with RIA has Novostiall that «99% of Muslims are terrorists», made a public apology , which was published in the social network «Instagram» head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.
«I always try to be careful in their formulations and distinguish between radical and true Islam. I’m sorry that this time I wasn’t careful enough in his statements. If my words hurt believers, I apologize,» said Goldschmidt in his video.
On his page in the social network Kadyrov calls to draw a line under the discussion of the sayings of the Rabbi: «Each of us is in measure responsible for the harmony in society, peace and stability. It is therefore impossible reason to give to those who day and night dream is to destabilize the situation».
«The Rabbi explained that these words were spoken in the context of criticism of the decree of the President of the United States, imposed a ban on the entry of residents of a number of Muslim countries. Pinchas Solomonovich claims that he never had intent to speak negatively about Islam, declares commitment to cooperation and dialogue. He regrets he was not careful enough in their wording and did not make the necessary distinction between Islam and radicalism,» – explains in his blog Kadyrov.