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Belgium can officially apologize to the former colonies

Belgium can officially apologize to its former African colonies, this question is studied by a special parliamentary Commission, told RIA Novosti the Belgian academician, Director of the Royal Africa Museum Guido Grissell.

The king of the Belgians Philippe of 30 June for the first time expressed regret over the suffering caused to the people of the Congo in the period when this country was a possession of his ancestor, Leopold II, and then a Belgian colony. However, the official apologies Belgium has not yet been brought.