Jews living in Lithuania never said Lithuanians were a nation of Jew-shooters and don't plan on doing so, but Lithuania should acknowledge the topic of the Holocaust, Faina Kukliansky, the leader of the Lithuanian Jewish Community, said in a press release issued in the wake of heated discussions on the Holocaust.
Faina Kukliansky
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