The United States expressed concern about the draft law of Poland of...

The United States expressed concern about the draft law of Poland of the Second world war

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США выразили озабоченность законопроектом Польши о Второй мировой войне

The state Department said that the adoption of the law in its current form could have a negative impact on the relations of Poland with the United States and Israel

The US state Department has urged Poland to revise the draft law, which introduces penalties for allegations that Poland bears any responsibility for the crimes against humanity committed by Nazi Germany on its territory during the Second world war.

United States concerned about the impact of the adoption of the law in its current form for the relations of Poland with the United States and Israel, said state Department spokesman Heather Nauert.

The Polish government argues that the law is intended to stop the allegations of Nazi crimes, which sound to the poles or the state.

The bill approved by the lower house of Parliament on Friday, provides for punishment of imprisonment for a term up to three years for the use of such phrases as “Polish death camps”.

United States concerned about the impact of the adoption of the law in its current form for the relations of Poland with the United States and Israel, said state Department spokesman Heather Nauert.

“We urge Poland to reevaluate the bill in the light of its potential impact on the principles of freedom of speech and our ability to be effective partners,” said Neuert.

The Israeli foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned the chargé d’affaires of Poland to declare the protest in connection with the bill.