Greeting ceremony for the New Year at Bellevue Castle January 15, 2015
As every year, His Excellency Mr Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany received the members of the Diplomatic Corps January 15th, 2015 at the Chateau Bellevue.
The main topics discussed at the ceremony focused on the respect of human rights and the global crisis,
especially the tragic events of which the European continent has suffered at the beginning of the year.
The President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck stressed the commitment of Germany to the defense of freedom and respect for human rights and its mobilization against hate and intolerance.
Archbishop Nikola Eterovic, Apostolic Nuncio in Germany and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps , meanwhile called for the eradication of persecution, including religious reasons , which is the source of growing numbers of refugees .
Finally, Germany engages its responsibility face to global challenges such as climate under the Presidency of the G7 and the Council of Human Rights.
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