German President Joachim Gauck Visits Afghanistan
In this photo provided by the German Government Press Office (BPA), German President Joachim Gauck talks to German soldiers via video link to Operation Point North from the NATO Military base Camp Marmal as his partner Daniela Schadt (2L) and Commander of ISAF Regional Command - North, Erich Pfeffer (R) look on on December 19, 2012 in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. The visit is Gauck's first to the region since taking office during which he has held talks with Afghan president Hamid Karzai and government representatives.
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