Hollande acknowledges France's role in WWII Roma internment

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French president made comments in speech to 500 people at Montreuil-Bellay, the largest of 31 camps in which up to 6,500 Roma were interned.

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French president François Hollande on Saturday acknowledged France's responsibility for the internment of thousands of Roma under the World War II Vichy regime and immediately after the war - a historic first for a French head of state, reports RFI.