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Former German minister insults photographer during Athens visit

TAGS: Politics, Diplomacy

The former German Transport Minister Peter Rasmauer allegedly insulted a photographer covering the visit Thursday of German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, after he accidentally bumped into him, saying "don’t touch me you filthy Greek."

Rasmauer, who was part of the entourage accompanying Gabriel during his visit to Athens, apparently scolded the photographer in both English and German.

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