Officials of the American Jewish Congress, Anti-Defamation League, B’nai Brith Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, NCSJ, World Jewish Congress emphasized that Romania had proved a ‘leadership that had to be recognized,’ MAE sources report.
‘Romania has made a real progress in terms of the Holocaust and what we have achieved wouldn’t have been possible without your support. Comparatively with the starting point, the Romania society succeeded to reach openness at the educational level, which is a real example for other countries in the region. Certainly, there are still many things to be done, but we are on the right course, and we wish to hasten the process,’ ForMin D iaconescu said.
He also stressed that the beginning of the works of the Holocaust Monument, in Bucharest, on Oct 8, is not only a genuine evidence of this progress, but it also has a great symbolic value for the entire region.
During the meeting, it also happened an opinion exchange on Romania’s economic situation and on the foreign policy of mutual interest, MAE sources say.