Foreign Ministry Condemns Moscow Synagogue Bombing

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
May 17, 1998

The Israel Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the criminal bombing of the synagogue in Moscow on May 13, 1998, and wishes to voice its solidarity with the Moscow Jewish community in its time of distress.

The Foreign Ministry welcomes the unequivocal condemnation and immediate reaction of the Russian leadership following the attack, and expresses its confidence that all necessary steps will be taken by the Russian authorities to swiftly bring the perpetrators to justice.