Auschwitz (AFP) Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has described the Nazi crimes in the former extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau as inseparable from German identity. The events in Auschwitz are "an integral part of our national identity," said Merkel on Friday in a speech in the concentration camp memorial in present-day Poland. "There can not be a final stroke and no relativization."
Germany: Merkel: Auschwitz "is an integral part of our national identity"
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