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Germany’s Basic Law at 75 A celebration of democracy

The Basic Law has governed how we live together in Germany since 23 May 1949. Seventy-five years of freedom, peace and democracy in Germany is an amazing success, but we cannot take it for granted. So let’s celebrate our Basic Law!

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The sham referendums carried out by #Putin in the illegally occupied areas of #Ukraine are worthless. They violate international law. Germany will never recognise the so-called results. I assured @ZelenskyyUA of this in a phone call yesterday.

Bundeskanzler Olaf Scholz @Bundeskanzler