German President Joachim Gauck acknowledged his country’s atrocities during World War Two, but refused to discuss reparation payments with Greece.

The German President, who is in Greece on a three-day visit, yesterday, Thursday, met with his Greek counterpart, Carolos Papoulias. Following the meeting, Gauck acknowledged the Nazis’ atrocities against the Greeks and offered to set up a new "Future Fund" to remind Germans of their past.

The two men also discussed the matter of war reparations...

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