‘Don’t mention the war’: German embassy calls for Britons not to celebrate First World War victory as centenary of conflict looms

A German envoy has urged Britons not to be too triumphant when they celebrate the centenary of the First World War over fears that it will cool relations between the two nations.

Andreas Meitzner, the country’s special envoy to the centenary of the conflict, met with his British counterpart Andrew Murrison earlier this month to voice his concerns about the anniversary of the conflict.

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