Romanian mayor goose-steps in German uniform


JERUSALEM (JTA) — The mayor of a Romanian city and his son dressed in German World War II uniforms for a fashion show.

The mayor of Constana, a Black Sea port city, and his 15-year-old son, wearing the uniforms of German infantry generals that did not have swastikas on them and reportedly had nothing to do with the Nazi SS, goose-stepped across the stage of a weekend fashion show.

The Center for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism filed a complaint Monday with the country’s general prosecutor, Reuters reported.

Wearing a Nazi uniform is illegal in Romania, as is the display of swastikas, which is punishable by up to three years in prison, according to reports.

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