At a time of rising tension and violence in the Middle East, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak visited a London synagogue to express his solidarity with the local Jewish community and reaffirm his commitment to their safety, Rador Radio România reports.
This visit took place in the context of recent devastating attacks in Israel, where the militants of the Islamist organization Hamas carried out actions that resulted in the death of hundreds and the abduction of several individuals , marking one of the bloodiest events in decades and causing a military. Israel’s answer.
In the United Kingdom, the Jewish community has experienced an increase in anti-Semitic incidents, as reported by the Jewish charity Community Security Trust (CST) in a post on Platform X, formerly known as Twitter. In response, Sunak stated: “I stand with you and we are taking the necessary steps to make sure you are safe.”
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During the ceremony in the synagogue, the Prime Minister emphasized: “I hear contemptible words in our streets and I see attempts to stir up communal tensions, but I say: not here, not in the UK, not in our country, not our country. this century”. He continued to reinforce his duty to protect the Jewish community and assured that he would not tolerate hatred or anti-Semitism.
Sunak also expressed strong support for Israel, calling Hamas militants “terrorists” and condemning their actions as “barbarities” and “acts of evil.” He stated unequivocally: “There are no two sides to these events; there is no question of balance. I am with Israel, we are with Israel, and the United Kingdom is with Israel against this terrorism today, tomorrow and always.”
In response to the situation, London Metropolitan Police and Greater Manchester Police have increased patrols and increased security to ensure and protect communities across the country.
This strong stance from the British Prime Minister demonstrates the UK’s continued commitment to the security of the Jewish community and its position in the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.