Newly elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan endorsed a pledge cosigned by dozens of American and European mayors to fight anti-Semitism.

Khan, a Muslim Labour politician who won the May 5 mayoral election by a broad majority, recently informed the Board of Deputies of British Jews of his decision to join the Mayors United Against Antisemitism initiative, the board said in a statement published Thursday.

The board and two other Jewish groups approached Khan to sign the pledge, the statement said.

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