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Merkel: “Germany shares your pain and your grief”

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After the Paris attacks of November 13, Europe is shocked by the brutality that struck the French capital. “We have just experienced one of the worst nights Europe has seen for a long time”, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a press statement Saturday. “We will fight by your side against those who have inflicted such inconceivable suffering on you.” The attacks started with suicide bombings outside the Stade de France, a football stadium in the outskirts of Paris where an international friendly between Germany and France took place Friday night. French President François Hollande was present at the football [Read More]

Kerry Calls for Transition Away From Assad in Security Council

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Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire October 1, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — Yesterday the Security Council met regarding counter terrorism in the Middle East and North Africa . The council focused largely on the Syrian crisis and near solidarity could be heard in favor of a political, over a military solution. Sergey Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, solidified the Russian position, agreeing that their must be a political solution, but making it clear that the only way they see an end to the terrorism overwhelming the region is by working with the Syrian government including president Bashar al-Assad. Secretary [Read More]

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