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Lithuanian president to visit Auschwitz after skipping Jerusalem in solidarity with Poland

Monday, January 27, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda and Speaker of the Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis are on Monday going to Auschwitz death camp in Poland. In solidarity with his Polish counterpart, Lithuanian president chose to go to Auschwitz instead of attending the Yod Vashem event in Jerusalem. Polish President Andrzej Duda rejected the invitation to come to Jerusalem as he was denied the right to speak, contrary to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Duda later…