In 1991, Germany and Poland signed a "Treaty of Good Neighborliness". Today, the two governments are not always in agreement, but many ordinary Germans and Poles now feel at home in each other’s countries.
Poland wants to redesign its passport, and the country's citizens have some say in choosing the images it contains. But two of the options do not belong to Poland anymore, sparking a diplomatic row with its neighbors.
German politicians and lawyers consider the possibility of World War II war reparations for Poland as a closed case. High-level threats from Warsaw have been met with confusion and dismay in Berlin.
The Visegrad Four have been at odds with the EU over the bloc’s values. But Slovakia and the Czech Republic are more moderate than Hungary and Poland and could help calm the waters. Tim Gosling reports from Prague.
Poland's de facto leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski has revived demands for German war reparation payments, despite the issue being tabled for decades. The move is nothing more than a diversion, says DW's Bartosz Dudek.
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