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Poland Angry At Obama's 'Death Camp' Comment

KHQ.COM - The Polish government expressed dismay on Wednesday after President Barack Obama referred to a World War II concentration camp as a "Polish death camp."

Prime Minister Donald Tusk said it was a comment that Poland could not ignore. "We cannot accept such words even if they are spoken by the leader of a friendly power - or perhaps especially in such situations - since we expect diligence, care, and respect from our friends on issues of such importance as World War II remembrance."

Obama made the comment Tuesday while awarding the Medal of Freedom to Jan Karski, a resistance fighter against the Nazi occupation of Poland during World War II. Karski died in 2000. click here to read more

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