Invictus Games is all about optimism, says German minister

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The week-long Invictus Games sports celebration for war-disabled veterans comes to a close on Saturday in Dusseldorf, hosted by Britain’s Prince Harry. The closing ceremony is set to feature a range of speakers including Harry and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius was also attending the celebrations and indicated he was open to the idea of a German Veterans Day. He wants to use the tailwind from the Invictus Games to further strengthen social awareness of the merits of servicemen and women, Pistorius said on Saturday at the end of the festival. “…

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