May 16th, 2019
Arik Lederman, who on Tuesday acted in an aggressive manner towards Marek Magierowski, Poland's ambassador to Israel, has given a statement in which he apologised for his actions, the Israeli portal Matzav has reported. Lederman gave his assurance that he was unware that the man he spat on was the Polish ambassador, adding that he personally wished to apologise to Magierowski. In his statement, Lederman emphasised that his family had experienced the Holocaust and that he had turned to the embassy in order to enquire about property restitution. He also accused a security guard at the embassy of using a derogatory term for a Jew towards him, Matzav reported.