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一个标准答案是“欧盟成员国”——所有28个成员国。另一个标准答案是“欧盟委员会”。但英国前驻德国大使保罗·勒佛(Paul Lever)提出了一个更有见解的回答:他的新书以《柏林统治》(Berlin Rules)为标题,写道,“现代德国证明,政治家能够实现原来需要战争才能实现的东西。”


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