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January 15, 1998
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Switzerland refused to apologize for recent comments made by the country’s president that most of the criticism of Switzerland for its dealings with the Nazis had come from New York. A group of U.S. financial officers had said the intent of Flavio Cotti’s remarks “borders on anti-Semitism,” but a Swiss official said in a letter that this interpretation was “outrageous.”

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