"Historical amnesia is dangerous", the President of the Central Council, Josef Schuster, said. "With increasing concern, we are already observing how right-wing populists take advantage of the situation. They intend to trivialize Nazi crimes."
The intelligence authorities in several European Union member states believe the Iranians planned attacks in Europe, and even implemented some of them. In Belgium, a couple was arrested for planning a bomb plot against an exiled Iranian national who lived in Paris.