Poland's government will not travel to the planned Visegrad Meeting, according to Israel. Basic controversial Statements by Israeli government members about the role of Poland in the Holocaust.
Poland meet after a dispute with Israel over its role in the Holocaust its participation in a today's and tomorrow's planned summit with the Visegrad States in Jerusalem, is completely cancelled. After first Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki Come to the Meeting had to be cancelled, now will not travel and foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz with his Delegation to Jerusalem.Netanyahu is wrong
Morawieckis office cited it was said that the reason racist" Statements by the new Israeli foreign Minister Israel Katz". Also about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Poland is upset. He had said during a visit to Warsaw last week: "poles collaborated with the Nazis". The newspaper "Jerusalem Post" quoted Netanyahu, however, incorrectly using the phrase "the poles" - which picked up some of the Polish media houses. The close to put in the eyes of many poles, that Netanyahu the poles in General, a complicity in the Holocaust.
The newly-appointed foreign Minister Katz's Statements for further tensions between the two countries.
Netanyahu's office, as well as the newspaper explained afterwards, the Prime Minister had been misquoted. It was an editorial error. Nevertheless, the Polish government ordered the Israeli Ambassador.annoyance at Katz
The first on Sunday with the leadership of the Israeli Ministry of foreign Affairs in charge of Likud politicians in Israel, Katz made other Comments on Sunday again for outrage in Poland. "The poles were collaborators with the Nazis," said Katz in the Israeli television. "As expressed by Yithak Shamir, whose father was murdered by poles? He said: 'they have absorbed anti-Semitism with mother's milk.' The story you can't talk with beautiful. And we, the heirs of the Holocaust, will not do it also," says Katz.
Katz is the self-Surviving child of the Holocaust. In Poland, many party-reacted cross-critically on this statement - to the Prime Minister. Who said traveling on a campaign trip: "We can't afford, of course, to accept such a racist performances." Yesterday's words were an example of "anti-Polo extremism, racist anti-Polo. We are not able to agree and react to it."