Dominic Perrott, the Conservative leader of New South Wales, admitted on Thursday that he regretted the youthful mistake.
The Premier of New South Wales, Australia, admitted wearing this Thursday, January 12. Nazi uniform He said at his 21st birthday party.Deep shame“.
Dominique Perrott, president of the country’s most populous state, explained that a colleague called him two days ago to urge him to approve this “Terrible result“.
A mistake that haunted him for the rest of his life
“I was wearing a Nazi uniformShe gave an interview to the media at her 21st birthday costume party. “I am deeply ashamed of what I have done and am truly sorry for the hurt and pain this has caused to the people of our state and especially to the Jewish community. Holocaust survivorsVeterans and their families“, he added.
Dominique Perrott, the 40-year-old Conservative leader, said at the time he did not appreciate the significance of what he had done and that the decision made him.A lot of anxiety“All his life.
With local elections due in March, he said he was not aware of any photographs of him wearing the Nazi uniform.
The reaction of the Jewish community
“Nazi symbolism is not to be taken lightly and dressing as a Nazi is no joke“, the association representing the state’s Jewish community reacted.
“This incident is a reminder that we must continue to educate all Australians, especially our youth, about the despicable nature of the Nazi regime, no matter what.“, he added in a press release.
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