Divisions rife as Germany marks 30 years since Berlin Wall fell

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Published November 9, 2019, 6:21 PM

By Agence France-Presse

BERLIN, Germany – Germany on Saturday marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall that ushered in the end of communism and national reunification, as the Western alliance that helped secure those achievements is riddled with divisions.

The fall of the Berlin Wall brought the communist regime crashing down and led to German reunification a year later (AFP File Photo / Patrick HERTZOG / MANILA BULLETIN)

Two days before the date that brought epochal change, France’s President Emmanuel Macron dropped a bombshell, declaring that transatlantic partnership NATO was suffering from “brain death” and that Europe itself was “on the brink”.

Chancellor Angela Merkel responded with uncharacteristic sharpness, saying Thursday “I don’t think that such sweeping

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