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Germany confirms it will repay customers of insolvent Thomas Cook

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a closed Thomas Cook travel agents store near Manchester, Britain, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government confirmed on Wednesday it was willing to repay customers of insolvent Thomas Cook as the tour operator’s insurance coverage was not sufficient.

“Damages that are not compensated by other parties will be settled by the federal government,” it said in a statement.

Reporting by Thomas Seythal; Editing by Tassilo Hummel

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