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Moving the between two countries could easily create a diplomatic incident or even lead to . Luckily, diplomats in Belgium and France saw the side of this. They avoided an international crisis in a friendly manner. The mayor of the Belgian town said: "The was placed there in 1819 following the of Napoleon. The situation should be resolved tomorrow. We will find the person who moved the stone so we can avoid any . I still have to verify who the landowner is." The mayor added: "We know where the stone was before. It was right next to a ." The mayor of the town across the border in France said: "I fully trust my Belgian counterpart, who did what was ."

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