Diplomatic tensions between Israel and Poland over Holocaust properties


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According to Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Israel’s decision to lower the rank of diplomatic representation in Warsaw is “groundless and irresponsible”. photo Mateusz Marek

Israel recalled its ambassador to Poland on Sunday, August 15th. The reason for this is the approval by Polish President Andrzej Duda of legislation limiting the ability of Jews to recover property seized by Nazis in Poland during World War II.