Itongadol/AJN.- Roger Cukierman, vicepresident of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and president of the Conseil Représentatif des Institutions juives de France (CRIF), told today to the Argentinien Jewish News Agency that the French Government has warned the French Jewish leaders that they could be attacked. That is why the security has been increased in the Jewish institutions the day after three Islamic killed twelve people in the offices of the satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo".
Exclusive/France. French Jewish Community President: \»We were warned that Jewish leaders could be attacked\»
"There were a maximization of the security inside the Jewish Institutions. We were warned that Jewish leaders could be attacked. Particularly in my case, it has been considerably increased. Our cars are bulletproof and I cannot use my own car. As well as six policemen have joined my security group", expressed Cukierman to the AJNA.
Cukierman emphasized the hole Jewish Comunity is worried about what happened yesterday. "We are all in this fight together. The world must join it, not only Israel but also all the countries. We have the same enemy: the fanatism. In the Jewish State, the enemies are both Hezbollah and Hamas. In the rest of the world, they are the same", he said.
The criminals run away after the terror attack and they are still being looking forward by the French Police. "It was a terrible action that really hurts our freedom of expression, our democracy. It was done by fanatics that want to emphasized the Islamic fanatic in the hole world. It is the same fight that occurs in Irak, Syria and it is happening now in France”, Cukierman assured.
The French Jewish Community Leader also claimed that it is not the firts time that this kind of attacks occurred in Europe, and remembered the Toulouse attack, in which a gunmen killed a rabin and three kids and the attack to the Jewish Museum in Brusels, where a terrorist killed four civilians.
"I hope the French population understand that this is a real war between democracy and Islamic fanatic and I hope we stay together against this increasingly phenomenon”, assured.
Cukierman also eulogized the rol of the police and the French authorities, who are looking for the people that committed the attack. "They are working very hard and sharing our preoccupations. We are in permanent contact”, he said
Despite the increase of the security, the Jewish Institutions in Paris are working in a normal way, Cukierman informed.
The satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo" has published several times the Islam prophet in order to defend the freedom of expression and challenge the angry of the Muslims that believe that It is a sacrilege act to Mohammad.