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Berlin says Italy must solve Priebke problem

Germany has 'no role' says foreign ministry spokesman

16 October, 14:12
Berlin says Italy must solve Priebke problem (see related story) (ANSA) - Berlin, October 16 - The German government said Wednesday it was Italy's responsibility to solve the problem of what should happen to Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke's body.

"Taking care of the deceased is the responsibility of the State where the person died," said German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer, adding that Berlin had "no role or responsibility in the affair".

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