Israel's president joins German Parliament in remembering the Holocaust

Israel's president joins German Parliament in remembering the Holocaust

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday joined German Parliament in Berlin in remembering the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, DW reports.

Rivlin and his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, both addressed lawmakers in the Bundestag on Wednesday morning.

Rivlin is only the second Israeli leader to address German lawmakers in Parliament for the annual event that remembers the atrocities of the Holocaust. Former Israeli President Shimon Peres spoke to lawmakers at the ceremony in 2010. 

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