The file photo shows German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, center, walking next to Brigadier General Gerhard Klaffus at Camp Marmal in Mazar-i-Sharif, northern Afghanistan, during a troop visit on December 17, 2018. (AFP)
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, left, waives as she is applauded after winning enough votes to become leader of the center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Hamburg, Germany, December 7, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meeting King Salman of Saudi Arabia during her visit to the Arab country on April 30, 2017 (Photo by DPA)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a debate on the future of Europe during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on November 13, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
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