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    Warsaw residents walk among the graves and a monument of Red Army soldiers killed while driving Nazi German troops from the city in January 1945, at their cemetery in Warsaw, Poland

    Polish President Pushes for War Reparations From Germany

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Polish President Andrzej Duda is convinced that Germany still owes reparations to his country for destruction that occured during World War Two.

    The discussion of reparations is not over yet, Duda said in an interview on Sunday to the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, adding it was a question of "truth and responsibility."

    He said a parliamentary panel was considering the next steps after Arkadiusz Mularczyk, head of a repatriations committee, said they would reassess the damage done to Poland.

    READ MORE: Germany Should Pay Poland Damages for World War Two — Poland's Ruling Party

    A Polish news agency, PAP, said earlier Poland wanted to seek $48.8 billion in reparations from Germany, while the German government argues Warsaw waived all war reparations in 1953.


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