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Chile's Bachelet Thanks Sweden for Help During Dictatorship

Chile's president expressed thanks to Sweden on Tuesday for helping thousands of Chileans escape persecution during the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet. On the first-ever state visit by a Chilean president to the Nordic country, Michelle Bachelet highlighted the efforts of the Swedish prime minister at the time, Olof Palme, and Harald Edelstam, who was the country's ambassador to Chile. "Chile will never stop being grateful for that helpful hand,'' Bachelet...

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