The 31-year-old foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz, is poised to become Europe’s youngest head of government
The European Jewish Congress (EJC) congratulated Kurz but urged him to “not be beholden to a party of the far right in his new coalition government.”
“A party which has run on a platform of xenophobic intolerance and the targeting of immigrants must not be granted a seat at the governing table,” said EJC President Moshe Kantor.
On Sunday night, European Jews congratulated Sebastian Kurz after his center-right Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) was victorious in the just-completed Austrian general election.
“We strongly urge Mr. Kurz to form a coalition of centrist parties and not be beholden to a party of the far-right in his new coalition government,” EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said.
More than 50 eminent authorities met in the context of the Luxembourg Forum's 10th anniversary conference to hear Dr. Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, former US Secretary of Defense William Perry, Hans Blix and other experts to discuss the proliferation of nuclear weapons in context of the North Korea escalation and concerns over the Iran nuclear deal.
London / Moscow / Paris – October 9, 2017 – Leading international experts on nuclear non-proliferation and world leaders met today in Paris for the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe (“The Luxembourg Forum”) to express their deep concern on the escalating crisis in nuclear weapons control.