1990: East German Apologizes for Nazi crimes and to Israel

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After 40 years of denial, the new East German parliament issues an apology for Nazi crimes and says it is willing to pay reparations and to seek ties with Israel.

To: 
Israel
From: 
East German Parliament
Year of Apology: 
1990
Footnote: 
Protzman, Ferdinand. “The East Germans issue an apology for Nazis’ crimes.” New York Times. April 13, 1990.