Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:

Jun 19, 2017

Helmut Kohl Enlarge image Helmut Kohl (© Bundesregierung/Konrad R. Müller)

"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. Not only did he do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great legacy. That is how we will remember him. Our thoughts are with his family und his children. A truly great German has passed."

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The book of condolence is displayed in the German Permanent Mission in Geneva

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