Israel pushes for silent moment for Munich victims

18.05.2012                      26.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 41 des Omer

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Israel pushes for silent moment for Munich victims

Ayalon slams Olympic Committee for rejecting holding minute of silence in memory of murdered Israeli athletes of 1972.

The government on Thursday again slammed the Olympic Committee for rejecting its proposal to hold a minute of silence in memory of the Israeli sportsmen murdered at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.
Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon responded to a letter from International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge informing him of the decision by saying it negated the idea of fraternity behind the Games….