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Brussels blog by some wire service journalists

Jewish leader says Europe has responsibility to vote no on Palestinian state at UN

By DON MELVIN

A European Jewish leader said Tuesday that the continent must oppose any U.N. Security Council resolution that would recognize a Palestinian state and admit it as a member _ not only for Israel’s sake but also for Europe’s own safety.

“There are a lot of radical elements in Europe, in every country, which can be like dynamite, and this recognition could be like a trigger for this dynamite,” Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress told the Associated Press in Brussels.

He said he was referring primarily to Islamist radicals but also to others, including right-wing radicals.

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