BERLIN: The Central Council of Jews in Germany has criticized a meeting over the weekend by the former chancellor, Gerhard Schröder, with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, who has repeatedly denied the existence of the Holocaust. “Mr. Schröder is greatly damaging the reputation of Germany and the German government,” Stephan Kramer, general secretary of the Jewish group, said in an interview with the Neue Presse, a newspaper in Hannover.
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