“We know that we are responsible for the Holocaust, we cannot pass on the responsibility,” deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics declared at Tuesday’s international conference on anti-Semitism.
Filling in for Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who was injured in a football accident, Navra¬csics declared war on anti-Semitism.
The two-day conference in the Upper chamber of Parliament is called Jewish Life and Anti-Semitism in Central Europe.
Navracsics declared that Hungarians were the perpetrators and the victims of the Holocaust, “Hungarians did the killing, and the dying.”
Speaking about the duty owed by politicians toward the survivors of the Holocaust and to future generations, he said it is important to tighten laws against hate speech.