Jews Aghast at Iranian Delegation for not Visiting Buchenwald

Elan Steinberg

(JTA) — An Iranian delegation visiting Germany refused to tour a concentration camp memorial and museum, according to reports.

The Iranian delegation from the city of Shiraz, the twin city of Weimar, Germany, refused on June23 to make a scheduled trip to the Buchenwald concentration camp memorial, located near Weimar.

The Weimar City Council reportedly refused to meet the delegation after it canceled the tour.