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  • Thousands Join Rallies Pro-Europe Rallies Across Germany

  • The weekly protests began last year as an attempt to counter growing nationalist sentiment on the continent, often expressed in opposition to the European Union

Supporters wave a European flags attending a rally of the Pulse of Europe movement in Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 19, 2017. , photo: AP/Michael Probst

19 of March 2017 13:00:56

BERLIN – Thousands of people have joined rallies across Germany and other European countries to show their support for the idea of a united Europe.The weekly protests began last year as an attempt to counter growing nationalist sentiment on the continent, often expressed in opposition to the European Union.[caption id="attachment_52395" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Supporters wave a European flags and hold a poster reading 'yes' as they attend a rally of the Pulse of Europe movement in Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 19, 2017. Photo: AP/Michael Probst[/caption]Protesters in Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne and dozens of other locations danced, sang and waved the EU flag -- 12 stars on a blue background -- during the rallies Sunday.The protests are organized on social media by a group calling itself Pulse of Europe .The group says it isn't tied to any particular political party.



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