Sunday, August 20th | 28 Av 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
June 1, 2012 11:52 am

Obama Sends Personal Letter to Polish President After Death Camp Flareup

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Obama Sends Personal Letter to Polish President After Death Camp Flareup" to a friend

Polish President Bronisław Komorowski and President Barack Obama in the White House. Photo: wiki commons.

WSJ – U.S. President Barack Obama in a letter published Friday said he regretted his earlier reference to “a Polish death camp,” a remark that this week angered the leaders of Poland, a country the U.S. president called “one of America’s strongest and closest allies.”

Polish politicians had reacted with outrage to Mr. Obama’s historically inaccurate reference when he posthumously awarded a U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom to a Polish World War II resistance fighter.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com