Speaking to European leaders at Bernauer Strasse, head of the Berlin Wall memorial site, Axel Klausmeier, recalled the images of delirious Berliners from East and West crying tears of joy as they hugged each other on the evening of November 9, 1989.
Recalling the United States' key role in helping to bring down the hated Wall separating communist East from capitalist West, Steinmeiersaid he still hears the late American president Ronald Reagan's cry of "tear down this wall" at the iconic Brandenburg Gate. At Bernauer Strasse, they joined Steinmeier in placing roses in the once-fearsome barrier that divided the city for 28 years.
"The fall of the Berlin wall deeply impacted not only me but all Germans and Europeans", Guther said, "I don't belong to the generation that witnessed the birth of this historic anniversary, but the reunion on this day will always continue".
"It teaches us: No wall that keeps people out and restricts freedom is so high or so wide that it can't be broken down."
"The values upon which Europe is founded. they are anything but self-evident".
Domestically, Germany is also struggling with a resurgent far-right, which has gained a strong foothold in its former communist states by championing a nationalist and anti-immigration message.
"In Germany, we are debating and yes, fighting, more than before, about German reunification and its consequences", he told his central European guests at lunch.
Differences are not only resurfacing between the former east or west blocs.
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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the United States to be a "mutually respectful partner" and reject nationalism, in a clear salvo aimed at USA leader Donald Trump as Germany on Saturday marked 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
He also said that "the Cold War has long since passed, but tyrannical regimes around the world continue to employ the oppressive tactics of Soviet-style totalitarianism".
Merkel responded with uncharacteristic sharpness, calling such "sweeping judgements" unnecessary.
He said that the USA will continue to work with Germany, which he called one of its most treasured allies.
In a tweet on Saturday, Macron also urged Europeans to uphold the hopes for freedom that drove East Germans in 1989 to bring the Wall down.
The bad-tempered prelude to the festivities stood in sharp contrast to celebrations five years ago, when former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and ex-Polish president and freedom icon Lech Walesa were present.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was not at the ceremony, but visited Berlin earlier this week. "Let us also be fearless and worthy of their expectations".
During a speech on Friday, he warned that "freedom is never guaranteed".
Anthony broke a 17-year-old freshman scoring record against Notre Dame, notching 34 points in his first collegiate game. The Tar Heels shot just 31% and located on their own down by 1 to Notre Dame heading into halftime.
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However, a THAI employee says Rainsy was not allowed to board the flight from Paris to Bangkok because his booking was not valid. The government in Phnom Penh said it would arrest him and has asked all regional neighbours to bar him from entering.
Cette dernière a retenu cinq candidats sur un total de 23 postulants qui ont déposé leurs dossiers auprès de cette autorité. Les recours déposés par plusieurs postulants dont les dossiers ont été rejetés par l'ANIE ont été refusés.
Weber was the centre of attention on this night, not because he scored twice, but because of the way he scored his first goal. Nate Thompson also scored and Carey Price made 31 saves. "We had a good second, we had a good third", Kopitar said.
Missing from the American team is Phil Mickelson, who had played in every Presidents Cup since the matches began in 1994. The Americans won in 2011 at Royal Melbourne with Woods - a captain's pick - delivering the winning point.
Major investment banks, led by Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, are jockeying for the most senior positions behind those two. Alibaba's bookbuilding and listing is expected to take pack in the week beginning on November 25, according to the sources.
Authorities have appealed to people to register themselves, and register details if they are concerned for missing loved ones. On Friday evening, a State of Fire Emergency for Queensland residents was declared: "It is now too late to leave the area".
NHL-leading Capitals beat Knights for 6th consecutive win
Vegas is tied for ninth in the league with the man advantage as they convert 21.7 percent of their power play chances this season. Bertuzzi and Dennis Cholowski assisted on the marker: Detroit gave up a goal later in the period to make it a one-goal game.
Thousands watch rare Japan imperial parade
The sunny streets of Tokyo are already filling up with excited crowds ahead of Emperor Naruhito's enthronement procession. Hours before the parade, Yukari Oshita said she felt a closeness to Naruhito, the first emperor born in post-war Japan .
Bigg Boss 13: Hindustani Bhau unveils Shehnaaz’s real identity
In the recent episode of Weekend Ka Vaar, Salman lashed out at Mahira Sharma after her showdown with Sidharth in BB factory task. Fans of the reality show took a dig on Salman by writing '#BiasedHostSalmanKhan'. "Trending since last night till now".
Closing down sale at Mothercare in Peterborough
Customers can expect to find a huge range of discounts and bargains as all stock must go before the Romford store closure. While Mothercare's worldwide shops remain profitable, its United Kingdom division faced serious financial difficulties.
No. 13 Minnesota stays unbeaten vs No. 5 Penn State, 31-26
Given the stakes, the stage and the production, this was arguably the best game Najee Harris has had in an Alabama uniform. Tagovailoa limped off the field after the game, his first since suffering an ankle injury against Tennessee on October 20.
Central New York Weekend Weather Forecast
A low of 11 degrees was reported in Walpack, Sussex County, while several towns reported temperatures in the low-to-mid teens. Sunday: Colder by afternoon, a 90 percent chance of snow with 2 inches accumulation, and an early afternoon high of 28.