The main observations of the 75th liberation anniversary of the World War Two Nazi-German death camp Auschwitz launched on Monday afternoon on the camp's memorial site in southern Poland.
US President Donald Trump on Monday sent Polish President Andrzej Duda the "Proclamation On National Day Of Remembrance Of The 75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz."
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after meeting his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin that he could not be present at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem because the Polish contribution to the fight against Nazi Germany was omitted during the event.
Polish President Andrzej Duda opening the main ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation by the Red Army of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz paid tribute to the six million Jews killed there and in other camps, ghettos and places of executions.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky that Poland demands that Russia stop violating international law and that full territorial integrity of Ukraine be restored.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said in Oświęcim, southern Poland, on Monday that "we remember" that Poland and the Polish people were the victims of WWII, and that Nazi Germany authored, planned and implemented the Holocaust in Poland and in other places.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after a meeting with his Israeli counterpart in Oswiecim (south Poland) that presence at observances marking the 75th anniversary of the Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp liberation was a sign of remembrance.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin in Oświęcim, southern Poland, on Monday paid homage to Witold Pilecki, the Polish war hero who volunteered to go to Auschwitz and then warned the world about the Nazi death machine.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay met in Oświęcim, southern Poland, on Monday ahead of the main observances marking the 75th anniversary of the Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau liberation.
Several dozen former camp prisoners and Polish President Andrzej Duda laid wreaths in front of the Death Wall on the site of the former Nazi-German Auschwitz death camp in Oświęcim, southern Poland, as part of observances of the 75th anniversary of the camp's liberation.