Berlin calls Polish demands for the payment of reparations groundless
Germany has refused to pay Poland additional reparations for damages inflicted during the Second World War. “From the point of view of the federal government, there is no basis for and legal effectiveness in questioning the refusal of reparations in 1953,” said official German government official Steffen Seibert, reports Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
According to Seibert, Germany has already been held accountable for the “unthinkable crimes” committed by the Nazis during the war. In addition, he recalled that Poland received reparations until 1953, at which point Warsaw itself decided to refuse further payments from Berlin.
Earlier, Poland stated that Berlin was obliged to …read more