Israeli speaker urges Holocaust study

  • 1999-01-14
RIGA (BNS) - Israeli Parliament Speaker Dan Tichon urged Latvia to establish a special commission to study events related to the Holocaust.Tichon, who was in town Jan. 12 as part of a visit to all three Baltic countries, said he appreciates a commission established by President Guntis Ulmanis last year to study totalitarian crimes. However, he called for a special commission that would focus on the Holocaust in Latvia.Tichon, who also met with Foreign Minister Valdis Birkavs and Parliament Chairman Janis Straume, said he did not discuss the role of the Latvian Legion, a Waffen SS unit estab...
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