Russia and America condemned the terrorist attack in Jerusalem on Holocaust Remembrance Day

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The United States condemns the terrorist attack on a synagogue in Israel, the State Department's deputy spokesman said. Vedant Patel. He added that senior US officials are in contact with their Israeli counterparts and that he does not expect any changes to Anthony Blinken's planned visit to Israel next week.

At the same time, the Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Russian Federation (Upper House of Parliament), Konstantin Kosachev, expressed his country's support for the Israeli people and called today's attack "especially cynical and unacceptable on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day", reported TASS.

The press center of the Israeli police announced on Twitter that fire was opened on a synagogue in East Jerusalem this evening, in which eight people were killed and 10 were injured, according to initial information. The attack is being treated as an act of terrorism.

The attacker is eliminated. He was an active member of the radical group "Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades", reported TASS, referring to the Israeli newspaper "Yediot Ahronot".

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