All in A Day's Work

East Germany's first freely elected parliament got down to business last week after approving a new noncommunist coalition government. In the space of six hours the legislators:

-- Apologized to the world's Jews for the Holocaust, promised them reparations and resolved to seek diplomatic relations with Israel.

-- Recognized the legitimacy of Poland's postwar borders.

--Expressed remorse for East Germany's role in the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.

-- Endorsed the rapid unification of the two Germanys.

-- Agreed that a united Germany should be a member of NATO until a new European security system evolves.

-- Elected Lothar de...

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