Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Zbigniew Rau, said that the major part of the Polish children Photo Exhibition in Isfahan provides possible information about the life of Poles in Iran during the World War II, adding that Iranian supports to the Polish refugees stands out in history.

Iran (IMNA) - "The Polish children Photo Exhibition under the title of "Toward Hope" recounts the exodus of 120,000 Poles who took refuge to Iran during World War II," Zbigniew said at exhibition in Isfahan.

The Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs emphasized that the Polish children Photo Exhibition is not inaugurated just to honor the memory of those events, but to provide possible information about the life of Poles in Iran during the World War II."

Zbigniew Rau noted, "Isfahan took the name of The City of Polish children, because it welcomed more than 2,500 Polish children, most of whom were orphans, who got the chance of going to schools and making friends with their peers."

Stating that the presence of the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs in May is a trophy opportunity for us, Ali Ghasemzade, the mayor of Isfahan, said, "Isfahan-Poland ties go back to 500 years ago, although there have been ups and downs during these years, Isfahani people have fond memories of Poles."

He went on to say that, "When the mass departure of Polish children to Isfahan took place 80 years ago, they were warmly welcomed. We are honored to host 2,500 Polish children for about five years, and we are always proud of this opportunity."

He stressed, "The shared experience of Isfahan and Poland can be an excellent example for the other nations of the world."

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