Arab countries are opposing a U.N. initiative to condemn anti-Semitism. In a July 15 meeting with European countries, Jordan voiced concern over the proposed initiative, saying everyone opposes racial or ethnic bias so there is no need to formally condemn it. Jordan said Arab countries were concerned that charges of anti-Semitism were being used to discourage any criticism of Israel.
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