Culture minister sees reaction of Frankfurt fair to Israel war as misguided

Ljubljana/Frankfurt, 17 October - Slovenian Culture Minister Asta Vrečko has cast as misguided a statement by Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos about the fair "standing with complete solidarity on the side of Israel" and the decision to postpone a Palestinian author's award ceremony. The Slovenian PEN has joined those condemning the fair's decision.

Germany, Frankfurt
The 73rd International Book Fair opens its doors to the professional public.
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