Israeli PM heads to Poland for Auschwitz visit
A ceremony on Wednesday will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi camp where some 1.1 Jews perished between June 1940 and January 1945.
Netanyahu will be accompanied by a delegation of Israeli MPs and Holocaust survivors.
The visit was set to be a particularly emotionally charged for the hardline premier, whose wife’s father was the only member of his family to survive the Nazi Holocaust in which some six million Jews were murdered.
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