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Holocaust debate: Poland's Prime Minister says trip to Israel

Poland's Prime Minister Morawiecki in the short term, cancelled a trip to a Visegrad Meeting in Israel. Reason is likely to be the recent Remarks of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu about the role of Poland in the Holocaust.

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has to Make its participation in a Visegrad in Israel cancelled. The cancellation was on the phone when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said a spokesman. Originally, he should be Minister for foreign Affairs, Jacek Czaputowicz represented. Morawieckis office explained, however, in the Morning, possibly the entire Polish Delegation would cancel their trip completely.

reason is likely to be a dispute with Israel over the role of Poland in the third Reich. Polish government employees had already been threatened with a cancellation of the trip, after Netanyahu had made on Thursday in Warsaw for a controversial comment about the Holocaust. During the conference on the middle East, the Israeli Prime Minister had said that Poland had cooperated in the Second world war with the Nazis. With the formulation he suggested that some poles collaborated in the Wake of the German occupation of Poland in the killing of Jews.

At the middle East conference in Warsaw took part in addition to Israel's Prime Minister and US Vice-President Pence.


" - quoted Netanyahu originally with the phrase "Poland", what could be construed as blame for the entire Polish Nation. Netanyahu's office, as well as the newspaper explained afterwards, the Prime Minister had been misquoted. It was an editorial error.

The Polish government convened yet, the Israeli Ambassador, and informed, to be satisfied with the explanation.

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