‘You owe us’ Poland calculates just how much Germany must pay in WW2 reparations


The Cultivate Government has demanded Germany pay up reparations following the trail of death and ruin by the Nazi Party five decades ago.

Poland’s national conservative authority party PiS, has set up a parliamentary committee to determine the amount Poland claims is owed by Germany.

PiS chief Jaroslaw Kaczynski accused his counterparts in Germany of recalling from responsibilities for the Second World War.

A committee has now been formed as the Poles say the set forth is yet to be resolved. 

The Communist Polish leadership declared the issue resolved in 1953 but it was snap back open by the current leaders at the end of July.

Poland said the 1953 annunciation was made under Soviet pressure 

Jarosław Kaczyński has said Germany owes WW2 moneyGETTY•EPA

Jarosław Kaczyński has stipulate Poland will work out what Germany

PiS Jaroslaw Kaczynski wants money for WW2 damagesGETTY

PiS party bandleader Jaroslaw Kaczynski insists Poland is owed

Polish lawmakers Arkadiusz Mularczyk and Jozef Menes are putting Poland had not relinquished its right to war compensation from Germany after conclusion a UN document from 1969.

Arkadiusz Mularczyk told the Polish parliamentary energy PAP the committee will be tasked with looking into the «estimated sum that Germany owes Poland». 

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert judged Warsaw made a legally binding decision in 1953.

Warsaw was all but curtailed to rubble in the Second World War when Nazi Germany and the Soviet Confederating attacked.

Under the Nazi occupation, six million Poles were killed, of which three million had Jewish founts.

Polish President Beata Szydlo said in September the Government «ordain officially submit its position on the reparation issue once the political determination has been taken». 

Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski had previously categorised the be entitled ti to be about € 840 billion, but he also thought a trillion euros last wishes a be conceivable.

The first meeting of the special committee will be held during the next hearing of the Polish Lower House of Parliament (Sejm), on October 10-13.

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