In connection with the attack in Barcelona, the leader of the Jewish community of the Russian Federation urges not to succumb to provocations of terrorists seeking to split the society

Moscow. August 18. INTERFAX – the President of the Federation of Jewish communities of Russia Alexander Boroda sent condolences to the families of the victims of “road attack” in Barcelona.

“On behalf of the Jewish community of Russia I Express my deep and sincere condolences to the family and friends of those killed and injured in this horrible terrorist attack. Unfortunately, the attacks have become almost a part of everyday life in the modern world. We often learn from television news that in a country of peace was a large-scale terrorist attack with dozens of victims and victims,” – said in a statement on Friday, the appeal A. Beard.

According to him, the organizers of these cowardly crimes, cover pseudomyrmecinae slogans, seek to sow terror among the people, intentionally striking so that no one felt protected.

However, these attacks have one common place, said A. Beard: “they often try to coincide with the locations that the anti-Semites (and anti — Semitism is an integral part of terrorist ideology) is associated, rightly or wrongly, the Jews.” Another aim of the terrorists, he added, to incite hatred towards Muslims in order to recruit new supporters from among those who will be the victim of this hatred.

In this regard, the leader of Jewish communities of Russia called on civil society not to fall into the trap of terrorists and not to respond to hatred with hatred, and leaders of leading world powers to unite in the fight against terrorism, setting aside their differences.

As reported, on the eve of a cargo van drove into a crowd on the main pedestrian street of Barcelona, near the entrance to a kosher restaurant. According to the latest data, 13 people were killed and over 80 injured.