Germany asks for Poland’s forgiveness 80 years after WWII outbreak

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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland’s forgiveness for Nazi “tyranny”, 80 years after the start of World War II. Steinmeier spoke alongside his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, who denounced Nazi Germany’s attack on Poland as “an act of barbarity”. Poland suffered some of the worst losses of World War II: about six million of its citizens were killed.