Germany: Merkel attends memorial inauguration on anniversary of Christmas market attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Berlin Mayor Michael Mueller took part in the inauguration of a memorial to commemorate the victims of the December 2016 terrorist attack, in front of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on Breitscheidplatz in Berlin, on Tuesday. Merkel, who recently met with victims of the attack, said she will hold another meeting with those affected in a months time; «I... Еще will meet relatives and victims of those affected again in a month to make clear what we have learnt, what we will do differently in the future, to help in overcoming this monstrous attack so that we as a state can do whatever is necessary in the future.» A total of 12 people were killed and 70 injured when Anis Amri seized a truck and drove it into the Breitscheidplatz Christmas market on 19 December 2016. Amri was later shot dead during a police raid in Italy.


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