German President Joachim Gauck Visits Afghanistan
In this photo provided by the German Government Press Office (BPA), German President Joachim Gauck (L) and Chief of Staff of the Bundeswehr Volker Wieker (R) attend a memorial service to fallen soldiers at Camp Marmal 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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