Netanyahu: Outraged by Expressions of anti-Semitism, neo-Nazism and Racism

After three days of silence, Netanyahu tweets condemnation on English-language Twitter account

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on August 13, 2017.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on August 13, 2017.Credit: Ilan Assayag
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After three days of silence, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to condemned Saturday's deadly attack on counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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"Outraged by expressions of anti-Semitism, neo-Nazism and racism. Everyone should oppose this hatred," Netanyahu published on his English-language Twitter account on Tuesday, without mentioning Charlottesville by name.

The prime minister's condemnation comes a day after U.S. President Donald Trump finally denounced the bloodshed, following widespread criticism that the president had waited too long to address the matter.

Heather Heyer, 32, was killed on Saturday when a car allegedy driven by nationalist James Alex Field, 20, plowed into a group of counterprotesters at a violent rally sparked by white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan.

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