UN chief: Holocaust denial is intolerable

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Holocaust denial is intolerable, while attending a ceremony marking the upcoming International Holocaust Memorial Day in New York.

The ceremony, at Park East Synagogue in New York, was attended by representatives from countries including Germany, India, Poland, South Korea, Hungary and Italy.

Rabbi Arthur Schneier, who presided over the ceremony, called Ban a “mensch”, AFP reported on Saturday. Despite his recent criticism of Israel’s settlement building, the rabbi said Ban believes in “compassionate diplomacy, diplomacy from the heart.”

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