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Old 15th Dec 2018, 13:44
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Gertrude the Wombat
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Originally Posted by Sallyann1234 View Post
Now of course Germany is reunited, and France is a nuclear power. But the real reason that Germany and France aren't fighting again over their border is that they no longer have a border! Long may that continue.
Talking to a kid in a pub in Kosovo. His solution to the Kosovo problem was that once Kosovo and Albania and Serbia had all joined the EU these little local squabbles would become irrelevant and evaporate, and people in his parts of the world would just stop killing each other because there wouldn't be any point to it any more.
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