Modern politics have impacted the event, which coincides with US-Iran tensions and Israel’s March elections. (AP pic)JERUSALEM: Israel hosts dozens of world leaders Thursday to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, the World War II death camp where the Nazis killed more than 1.1 million people, most of them Jews.
The presidents of Russia, France and Germany, US Vice President Mike Pence and Britain’s Prince Charles will address the sombre event at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial centre in Jerusalem.
Guarded by more than 10,000 police, one third of the Jewish state’s national force, the meeting of over 40 presidents, …read more
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