France pays tribute to Helmut Kohl [fr]

Germany – Death of Helmut Kohl – Statement by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs

Paris, 16 June 2017

I was deeply saddened to learn of Helmut Kohl’s passing.

I offer my sincere condolences to his family, and to the authorities and all the people of Germany.

An architect of peace, Helmut Kohl worked with François Mitterrand to build a free, strong and united Europe based on democratic values.

This visionary approach must continue to inspire us for the good of future generations, so that they may flourish./.

publie le 19/06/2017

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