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December 11, 2000
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Romanians voted in a run-off presidential election that pitted former communist Ion Iliescu against right- wing extremist Corneliu Vadim Tudor. Prior to the vote, the Romanian Jewish Federation issued a statement saying Tudor had been “a staunch enemy of the Jews” in Romania for many years and had repeatedly displayed anti-Semitism and xenophobia.

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