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The ifa (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) is responsible according to § 7, 1 TMG for its own contents on these pages according to the general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, ifa is not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information under general law remain unaffected. A liability in this regard, however, is only possible from the date of knowledge of a specific infringement. Upon notification of a violation, ifa will remove this content immediately. Articles or posts with a named author do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editors.          

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