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Germany's Merkel calls for reconciliation after 'terrible' Floyd murder

Reuters Thursday, 4 June 2020
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the murder of George Floyd, the black man whose death in U.S. police custody set off a wave of protests, was a "very very terrible thing" and called for reconciliation.
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