German Chancellor Helmut Kohl said he supported building a central Holocaust memorial in Berlin. He added that comments by members of the opposition Social Democrats rejecting the memorial had turned the long-delayed project into a campaign issue. Polls indicate that Kohl is trailing Social Democratic challenger Gerhard Schroeder in the run-up to the country’s Sept. 27 general elections.
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