At Argentina junta memorial, Scholz evokes Iran protests
03 February 2023 | 12:13 pm
At a memorial to victims of Argentina's military dictatorship, Germany's Olaf Scholz said it made him think of Iran's ongoing crackdown on protesters. He also visited a VW factory.
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