75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Concentration and Extermination Camp in Auschwitz

Bundespräsident Steinmeier

Bundespräsident Steinmeier, © Bundespresseamt/Denzel

27.01.2020 - Article

January 27, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp in Auschwitz. German Federal President Steinmeier voiced his strong condemnation of anti-semitism at the World Holocaust Forum in Yad Vashem. Prior to the event, Federal President Steinmeier met Holocaust survivors and talked about their expectations towards Germany concerning the fight against anti-semitism.
Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas (pictured below) represents the German Foreign Office's presence for the Jewish World Congress' social media #WeRemember campaign. #NeverAgain


To read or watch President Steinmeier's speech, click here: http://www.bundespraesident.de/SharedDocs/Reden/DE/Frank-Walter-Steinmeier/Reden/2020/01/200123-Israel-Yad-Vashem.html

To read Federal Minister Maas's article, click here: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/newsroom/news/maas-spiegel-holocaust/2295900

Heiko Maas
Bundesaussenminister Heiko Maas, SPD, im Rahmen der #WeRemember Kampagne. Berlin, 22.01.2020.© Janine Schmitz/ photothek.net

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