Commissioner Uwe Becker, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party is the first antisemitism commissioner to urge the German Chancellor to “immediately freeze its relations with Iran,” and re-impose economic sanctions against Tehran, if Germany’s national interest really is in a secure Israel.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
One of Germany’s leading commissioners tasked with combating antisemitism has urged Chancellor Angela Merkel to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal to protect Israel’s security and instead impose sanctions on Tehran.
“The current escalation with Israel should be reason enough for Germany to advocate the…. Iran nuclear agreement, which has been undermined by Iran… [as] dead, and for the necessary sanctions against Tehran to become effective again in their entirety,” Uwe Becker, commissioner of the Hessian federal state government for Jewish life and the fight against antisemitism, told The Jerusalem Post on Monday. Continue Reading »