In an emotional speech, delivered in German, Merkel said her
country would always be committed to Israel’s security, particularly in
light of growing threats from Iran.Especially in this place, I emphasize: Every German government
and every chancellor before me was committed to the special
responsibility Germany has for Israel’s security," she said.
historic responsibility is part of my country’s fundamental policy. It
means that for me, as a German chancellor, Israel’s security is
non-negotiable," she added.