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Italy, Germany Mend Ties After 'Nazi' Remark

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Italy, Germany Mend Ties After 'Nazi' Remark

Italy, Germany Mend Ties After 'Nazi' Remark

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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi expresses regret to German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder for suggesting that a German lawmaker would make a good Nazi concentration-camp guard in a movie. The comment, which came as Italy assumed the presidency of the European Union, sparked a diplomatic row between Rome and Berlin. Hear NPR's Emily Harris.