Israel’s envoy to Russia was summoned by their Foreign Ministry after Poland decided to exclude Moscow from an int’l project to build a museum and memorial site for those murdered at the Nazi extermination camp.
– Moscow perturbed because they expected Jerusalem to intervene on their behalf.
By Itamar Eichner
The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel’s Ambassador to Moscow Gary Koren over the weekend to provide clarifications after Poland decided to exclude Russia from a commemoration project for the victims of the Nazi extermination camp in Sobibór.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova asserted in a television interview in Russia that “Israel’s position—to allow Russia’s exclusion of the project—is bordering on historical betrayal.” Continue Reading »