The map, shown to world leaders, was packed full of mistakes, including putting Poland’s borders in the wrong place.
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.
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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote in daily Fakt on Friday that at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem the truth was lost to politics and the gravity of the commemoration of Holocaust victims was compromised by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), Ronald Lauder, is to deliver a speech at ceremonies marking the 75th liberation anniversary of the German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, to be held at the camp's former site in southern Poland.
President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland, he had been right to stay away from the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem as his presence would have legitimised the meeting's false historical narrative.
The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, is to meet Polish Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki on a Tuesday stop-over en route to the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem on Thursday, the Senate Information Centre has informed PAP.
Hebrew-language Israeli daily Maariv wrote on Friday that Polish President Andrzej Duda had met with representatives of Poland's Jewish community and recalled his decision to boycott the World Holocaust Forum 2020 in Jerusalem.