Iranian Experts in Auschwitz!
Can you imagine that? Yes, that's true. I just received something from a friend in Poland about the new shocking action by president Ahmadinejad.... Just take a look at it: (Thanks so much Jerzy)
Iranian government is planning a conference to debate the "real scale of the Holocaust", informed Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza on 17 February. As a part of the preparations the
Government would like to send a team of experts to conduct on-the-spot examination of the places where the Holocaust took place (a number of German death camps was located in the then occupied Poland).
The basis for this examination could be recent interview of the former ambassador to Poland Mohammend Taheri given to a Portuguese radio. In the interview he said that according to his calculations carried out after his visit to Auschwitz, the largest of the death camps, burning of 6m people would take some 15 years.
This does not contradict scientific estimations, according to which Auschwitz was the place of death of 1.1-1.5m people; the remaining victims of the Holocaust found their death in different locations.
The Rzeczpospolita daily of of 18 Saturday informed that Polish Foreign Minister Stefan Miller said that Iranian scientists should not have the possibility to count in Poland the victims of the Holocaust. "Under no circumstances we should permit this. This is beyond all imaginable norms that such a thing is discussed" he told Polish press agency PAP. He
added that Tehran had not consulted this idea with him.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau museum informed in a special communique that it won't allow Iranian experts to the camp. "Those who negate the fact of murdering of people in gas chambers and defile the memory of the victims will not be allowed to the cemetary, which in fact is the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau".