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Thank you, Your Majesty!

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Happy to have the Queen in Germany: President Gauck.
  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Germany came as Britain is considering an exit from the European Union and Greece is just a few steps away from leaving the 28-country union.

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    • British Prime Minister David Cameron accompanied the queen during meetings with Chancellor Angela Merkel and other German dignitaries.
    • The queen was met with flag-waving crowds at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate on the last day of her visit.
    • Later Friday, she visited  the former Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen where teenage diarist Anne Frank died in 1945.
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