Rainer Wagner, chairman of the victims' group UOKG, the Federal Commissioners of the government's institute for checking the former East German intelligence papers, Roland Jahn, and Peter Betzel, the head of Ikea Germany, from left, wait for the start of a joint news conference in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Swedish furniture giant Ikea expressed regret Friday that it benefited from the use of forced prison labor by some of its suppliers in communist East Germany more than two decades ago. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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Rainer Wagner, chairman of the victims' group UOKG, the Federal Commissioners of the government's institute for checking the former East German intelligence papers, Roland Jahn, and Peter Betzel, the head of Ikea Germany, from left, wait for the start of a joint news conference in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Swedish furniture giant Ikea expressed regret Friday that it benefited from the use of forced prison labor by some of its suppliers in communist East Germany more than two decades ago. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Rainer Wagner, chairman of the victims' group UOKG, the Federal Commissioners of the government's institute for checking the former East German intelligence papers, Roland Jahn, and Peter Betzel, the head of Ikea Germany, from left, wait for the start of a joint news conference in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Swedish furniture giant Ikea expressed regret Friday that it benefited from the use of forced prison labor by some of its suppliers in communist East Germany more than two decades ago. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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