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Orban Acknowledges Some Hungarians' Role in Holocaust

Prime Minister Viktor Orban overcame unease within his government to acknowledge Hungary's role in the Holocaust on Monday, saying many people in the central European country acted “shamefully” in World War II. Speaking at a memorial for Jewish soldiers who died defending Hungary's borders during World War I, Orban said Hungary also owed respect to the Jews whose deportation it helped to organize 30 years later. About 430,000 of the 1.3 million people killed in Auschwitz were...

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