Britain appointed its first-ever envoy to deal with post-Holocaust issues on Wednesday.Foreign Secretary William Hague announced that Andrew Burns, a former ambassador to Israel, would take the job. Hague said Britain is committed to preserving the memory of the Holocaust and will support efforts to make sure that the lessons of this period in history are not forgotten.Burns would oversee efforts to resolve outstanding issues and claims related to property and art restitution. He would also take part in education efforts and promote remembrance and research about the Holocaust.”Sir Andrew’s appointment will ensure that we continue to support those working to right past wrongs,” Hague said.Some 6 million European Jews were killed in the genocide carried out by the Nazis — who also looted artwork, gold and property across the continent.