“It was Hitler’s Germany which fed itself with Fascist ideology, which was later and still is today, named so by all historians,” Morawiecki’s said. His words were received with applause. “But all the evil came from that country and we cannot forget that, otherwise relativization of evil occurs.
The PM underlined the gravity of the losses committed on the nations inhabiting the Second Polish Republic. “On Germany’s orders, Poles and other nations inhabiting the Second Polish Republic not only lost their freedom, but Polish Jews were sentenced to doom, as were Poles,” he said.
The Polish state is the guardian of truth, which cannot be relativized in any way and such a vow of truth about those times I would like to swear here
“The Polish state is the guardian of truth, which cannot be relativized in any way and such a vow of truth about those times I would like to swear here,” Morawiecki announced. “We must look the truth right in the eyes, so that this terrible and brutal death which affected all those imprisoned here and in other German death camps, so that they will never die again.”
The ceremony commemorating the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was held in the former camp. January 27th also marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In addition to Mateusz Morawiecki and former prisoners, the clergy and representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Poland also participated.