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January 27, 2012 1:22 pm

Norweigian PM Issues Historic Holocaust Apology

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Norway PM Jons Stoltenberg. Photo: wiki commons.

BBC – The Norwegian prime minister has apologised for the role his country played in deporting its own Jews as Europe marks Holocaust Remembrance Day.

“Norwegians carried out the arrests, Norwegians drove the trucks and it happened in Norway,” Jens Stoltenberg said in a speech.

It is believed to be the first time a Norwegian leader has been so explicit about collusion under Nazi occupation.

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