German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder met Tuesday with representatives of the nation’s leading firms to discuss ongoing negotiations for compensating Nazi- era slave laborers. Nineteen additional firms agreed to contribute to a settlement fund, bringing the total to 35 industrial participants. But the nation’s negotiator with victims groups, Otto Lambsdorff, later said the number was still too low.
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