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Macron, Merkel unveil plaque at site of WWI armistice

AFP  |  Compiegne (France) 

French and German on Saturday laid a wreath and unveiled a ceremonial plaque at a war memorial in where the was signed ending World War I.

In a highly symbolic ceremony, and Merkel met in a forest clearing near Compiegne, where officially surrendered at dawn on November 11, 1918, bringing to a close more than four years of slaughter on the Western front.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 21:35 IST