Poland Holocaust law: Talks in Jerusalem aim to ease row

Poland Holocaust law: Talks in Jerusalem aim to ease row
 

Israeli and Polish diplomats have held talks in Jerusalem in an effort to resolve a row over Poland's controversial new Holocaust law.
The law, which came into effect on Thursday, makes it illegal to accuse the Polish nation or state of complicity in the Nazi Holocaust.
Israel says the law could criminalise some survivors whose testimony implicates Poles.
Israeli officials described Thursday's talks as "in-depth and open".
A joint statement is expected to be issued later.
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2 March 2018 in World News, Views: 48
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