Netanyahu to Poland: Dont rewrite Holocaust

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel "will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth" about the Holocaust, a statement that comes as tensions between Israel and Poland over the issue flare anew.

Israeli politicians accused Poland's prime minister of anti-Semitism for equating Polish perpetrators in the Holocaust to supposed "Jewish perpetrators."

Poland and Israel were already at odds over a new Polish law criminalising some statements about the country's actions during World War II.

Speaking today at the Munich Security Conference, where Poland's Mateusz Morawiecki made his comment a day earlier, Netanyahu remembered the 6 million Jews "killed by the Nazis and their collaborators."

He added: "We will never forget and we will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth.

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