The visit led by Muslim World League leader Muhammad Al-Issa and American Jewish Committee chief executive David Harris was the result of years of talks. It is a sign of more interfaith dialogue.
Few Muslims have visited the notorious site of some of history's worst atrocities. But high-ranking leaders of Muslim and Jewish communities are coming together to mark 75 years since the concentration camp's liberation.
Muslim and Jewish leaders have together offered memorial prayers at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz. Muslim leaders have described the visit as "both a sacred duty and a profound honor."
Just ahead of the 75th anniversary of the German death camp's liberation, high-ranking members of the Muslim faith visited Auschwitz together with Jewish leaders in a moving event.
Polish PM Morawiecki has slammed Russian President Putin's claims that Poland is partly responsible for WWII. The row touches on both countries' images at home and abroad. Magdalena Gwozdz-Pallokat reports from Warsaw.
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