WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Latest news on the dispute between Poland and Israel (all local times): 3:00 pmThe US Jewish Committee says it hopes that years of reconciliation between Poland and Israel will not be Canceled by a new dispute over David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, said Monday that "conflicting historical narratives" had already weighed on relations between the two countries. These conflicts generally result in "various assessments of the scale of antisemitism in Poland, especially before and during" But he said that it was important Israel and Poland choose their words carefully and do not let the disagreements "intensify." Noting that Poland was a center of Jewish life for centuries, Harris said: "1,000 years of Jewish presence on the Polish soil can not be reduced to a title or a word. " Poland withdrew Monday from a meeting in Israel after the acting Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs said: "A Polish collaboration quoted by a former Israeli prime minister who commented 30 years ago that Poles "yearned for antisemitism with their mother's milk." 2:30 pm Polish Jewish leaders say they are offended by their acting foreign minister, Israel Antisemitism was sucked off with their mother's milk. "The leaders issued a statement Monday in which they accused all Polish anti-Semitism of having despised thousands of Poles honored by the Israeli Holocaust Memorial Center, Yad Vashem, for helping the Jews during the Holocaust. Sunday's commentary by Israel's Minister, Israel Katz, led to the organization of a meeting of Central European leaders in Israel this week. Katz quoted a former Israeli prime minister, Yitzhak Shamir, as saying that all Poles are subject to anti-Semitism. The chief Polish rabbi, Michael Schudrich, and the president of the Union of Jewish Religious Communities, Monika Krawczyk, said that Shamir's words "were already unfair when they were pronounced in 1989." tz repeated "are even more unfair today, 30 years later, while so much has been done on both sides for a mutual understanding of our very difficult but common history." ___ 1:15 pm: Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis announced a summit at the summit. in Israel, along with his counterparts from Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, was canceled because of a new cruel bitter of the Holocaust between Poland and Israel. Babis, who will leave for Israel later on Monday, told journalists: "No V4 meeting in Israel will happen". The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia form an informal group called the Visegrad or V4 group. Premiers regularly invite their counterparts from other countries to these summits. According to President Babis, only bilateral meetings are planned in Israel. The Slovak and Hungarian prime ministers are already in Israel. Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon confirmed the cancellation of the summit. "There will be no plenary meeting of the V4 (it requires the presence of the four.) Three PM are coming and will meet Babis said that a summit on the V4 could take place in the second half of the year. When the Czech Republic assumed the presidency of V4 11:35, the Polish Prime Minister declared that his country was not sending a delegation to a meeting in Jerusalem after the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs declared that the Poles "collaborated with the Nazis" and "aspired to the anti-Semitism of their mother's milk." This development marks a new dip in a bitter conflict over how to remember and characterize Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki described Interim Foreign Minister Israel Katz's words as "unacceptable" and "racist." Morawiecki had already heard these words and announced on Sunday that he had withdrawn. The meeting in Israel on Monday and Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the leaders of four countries of Central Europe. That followed a comment by Netanyahu last week about Poland's cooperation with the Nazis. 10:05 AM: A government official said Poland was planning to withdraw completely from a visit to Israel following a comment by Israel's interim foreign minister, the latest bitter new Holocaust erupted between the two nations.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has already withdrawn from the meeting on Monday and Tuesday in front of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Polish, Hungarian, Czech and Slovak leaders. Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has been summoned to sit in his place. Michal Dworczyk, head of the Morawiecki office, said Monday that Czaputowicz's presence was now questioned by Israel Minister Katzutowicz. Acting Foreign Affairs. "Semitism in their mother's milk," citing a statement by former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, whose father was murdered by Poles.