Holocaust Group Opens Office in Berlin

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An international coalition dedicated to the remembrance of the Holocaust announced Tuesday that is has selected Berlin as the site for its headquarters.

The Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education coordinates efforts to commemorate the genocide of Europe's Jewish population. Its offices will share the building housing the Topography of Terror, a museum that documents the crimes of Germany's Nazi-era government.

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who presided over a ceremony Tuesday marking the announcement, said his country bore special responsibility to always remember the Nazi's murder of 6 million Jews.

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