President of Poland Andrzej Duda sign controversial changes in the Polish law on the Institute of national memory and will transmit the document to the Polish constitutional court.
He stated this during a special appeal at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, according to “Evropeyska truth”.
“Amendment to scono on the Institute of national memory for an extremely painful and sensitive issue associated with the martyrdom of the Polish nation during the Second world war killed six million Polish citizens, including about three million Polish citizens of Jewish nationality,” said Duda.
He also said that the changes are not a new law, and discussion was conducted during the year, including with Israel.
“There was a request that the rules did not concern artistic and scientific activities, and such exception was made,” said Duda.
During his speech, Duda did not say a word on Ukraine, which urged the Polish President to veto the Parliament adopted changes.
Shortly before the performance Doody, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a statement condemning renewed Polish law on the Institute of national remembrance, which punishes the denial of the crimes of Ukrainian nationalists.
The Polish Senate without amendments supported the updated bill on the Institute of national remembrance, which among other things punishes the denial of the crimes of Ukrainian nationalists.
The bill also provides for fines and prison sentences for public statements about the involvement of poles in the Holocaust.
Ukraine had earlier called on the Polish President not to sign the Parliament adopted changes.
Israel strongly opposed the adoption of the Polish Senate bill on the Institute of national remembrance.