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EU's Juncker defends German police at G20
July 10, 2017 / 12:11 PM / 4 months ago

EU's Juncker defends German police at G20

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday defended the German police after violent protests at the Group of 20 meeting in Hamburg.

FILE PHOTO: President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker arrives for the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

“The criticism voiced in hindsight is unjustified and incomprehensible,” Juncker said in a statement. “Every single police officer put their lives at risk. This deserves recognition, not criticism.”

Reporting by Robin Emmott; Editing by Janet Lawrence

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