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BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals.

In a statement Wednesday, the party's top candidate for the upcoming European Parliament elections, Joerg Meuthen, said the landlady of the venue had been subjected to "aggressive telephone terror" in recent days.

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Postings on various websites had called for an "anti-fascist demonstration" against the event.

Alternative for Germany claims its party members and offices have been subject to increasing attacks by far-left extremists in recent months.

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