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Germany Laments Fire at Notre Dame, 'Symbol of France'

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7Dnews London

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:48 GMT

Germany lamented the huge fire devastating Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday April 15th, with Chancellor Angela Merkel's office calling the building a "symbol of France and of our European culture", AFP has reported.

"These horrible images of Notre-Dame on fire are painful," Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Twitter. "Notre-Dame is a symbol of France and of our European culture. Our thoughts are with our French friends."

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