Deutschmarks for Nazi suffering

  • 1998-09-03
  • By Daniel Silva
RIGA - Latvia has retained for its residents the right to submit individual claims for compensation to Germany for suffering endured under the Nazis.Back in 1993, the German government offered each Baltic state DM 2 million to settle the question of retribution for the victims of the Nazis. Both Estonia and Lithuania accepted the money with the accompanying condition that there could be no future demands for compensation.Latvia, however, refused to accept this condition and negotiated a different arrangement with Germany. Under this deal, which was finalized by Latvia's ambassador to German...
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