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In Poland, a 'breakthrough' on Holocaust compensation | The Times of Israel

An Israeli young woman waves the Israeli flag as she participates with hundreds of other Israeli youth in "the March of the Living" tour which involves visiting concentration and death camps in Poland. May 02, 2011. (photo credit: Yossi Zeliger/Flash90)
An Israeli young woman waves the Israeli flag as she participates with hundreds of other Israeli youth in "the March of the Living" tour which involves visiting concentration and death camps in Poland. May 02, 2011. (photo credit: Yossi Zeliger/Flash90)

An official Israeli delegation to Poland believes it achieved a “breakthrough” in talks with Warsaw about possible compensation for private assets that belonged to Jews before the Holocaust, The Times of Israel has learned.

The five-member delegation, which included a former Israeli minister and was accompanied by a senior Israeli diplomat stationed in Warsaw, failed to reach an agreement with the Polish government. However, the Israelis said the Poles for the first time signaled readiness to engage seriously in a discussion about compensation and agreed on the need for further bilateral consultations.............

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