Jeremy Corbyn: I used the term ‘Zionist’ in accurate political sense

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Jeremy Corbyn: I used the term ‘Zionist’ in accurate political sense

Labour party leader responds to ‘English irony’ video after it reignites antisemitism furore

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to clarify remarks he made in 2013, when he accused a group of Zionists of having “no sense of English irony”, despite “having lived in this country for a very long time”.

With more than a dozen of his MPs and a number of supporters expressing concerns about the Labour leader’s remarks at a conference five years ago, which re-emerged in a video that came to light on Thursday, Corbyn had been under increasing pressure to apologise.

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