Norwegian Prime Minister falls in 'anti-Semitic trap', says Jewish chairman


Northern Europe

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre speaks in Oslo Cathedral, in Oslo, Norway, 09 January 2022, in memory of the South African church leader, activist and Nobel Prize winner Desmond Mpilo Tutu who died on 26 December. Photo EPA, Hakon Mosvold Larsen

The Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre is criticised for his speech in Desmond Tutu's memorial service last Sunday. The Social Democrat would have fallen "into an anti-Semitic trap", in making the wrong distinction between the Old and New Testament.