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Merkel Urges Defense of Freedom on 30th Anniversary of Berlin Wall’s Fall


Chancellor Angela Merkel led a series of commemorations Saturday in the German capital to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which divided the city during the Cold War until it was breached and torn down on November 9, 1989.

Merkel, who grew up in Communist East Germany, said, “The Berlin Wall is gone and that teaches us that no wall that excludes people and restricts freedom is so high or so wide that it cannot be broken through.”

November 9 also is the anniversary of Kristallnacht, when Jews were attacked across Nazi Germany …read more

Source:: Voice of America

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