At a press conference during the visit of the Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to Germany, Chancellor Merkel said that the intolerance and brutality of ISIS towards all those who do not share its beliefs could not be accepted. ISIS poses a serious threat to security in the entire Middle East. The Chancellor underlined that there is broad consensus between her and the Emir on this matter, adding that the State of Qatar also forms part of the alliance that is currently being established by the United States.
Chancellor Merkel meets the Emir of Qatar
November 9, 1989, the day on which the Berlin Wall fell, marked the climax of a trend that was similar to a revolution.
Read some interesting stories on the fall of the Berlin Wall.
30 September 1989: Over 4,000 people squeeze into the gardens of the West German Embassy in Prague. The West German Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher addresses them: “We’re here today to tell you that today your emigration …”
A group of experts on the rights of women and children from the Arabian peninsula were invited by the Federal Foreign Office to visit Germany from June 15th-22nd 2014. The group was briefed on the lat...
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