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Germany marks 28th year of reunification

/ 05:01 AM January 22, 2019
Germany marks 28th year of reunification

Germany Ambassador Gordon Kricke

Celebrating 28 years of German unity, the Embassy of Germany in Manila held a grand anniversary gathering at the ballroom of New World Makati Hotel.

The well-attended event was graced by Germany Ambassador Dr. Gordon Kricke, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Ma. Amelita Aquino, and other guests from business, political and cultural groups.

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Germany marks 28th year of reunification

Hans Sy, Thailand chargé d’affaires Urawadee Sriphiromya, Japan Consul General Atsushi Kuwabara

In his address, Ambassador Kricke emphasized the role of European integration in the road to German reunification, saying, “The foreign policy of Germany is committed to the promotion of democracy, the rule of law and human rights, free trade and the defense of a rules-based international
order.”

Guests enjoyed a delicious banquet of culinary specialties, perfectly paired with authentic Oktoberfest brew and excellent wines from German vineyards.

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There were musical performances featuring the Bavarian Sound Express. —CONTRIBUTED

Germany marks 28th year of reunification

Belgian Consul Cecile Thoen, Hungary Ambassador József Bencze

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US Ambassador Sung Kim, Monaco Consul General Fortune Ledesma

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Ling Zhang-Dumont, Jean Pierre Dumont

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United Nations resident coordinator Ola Almgren, Sweden Ambassador Harald Fries, Canada Ambassador John Holmes, Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Gabriele Caccia

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Makati Shangri-La hotel manager Udo Wittich, Hubert d’ Aboville, Slovenia Consul Felix Ang

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Brazil Ambassador Rodrigo do Amaral Souza, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Ma. Amelita Aquino, Greece Ambassador Nikolaos Kaimenakis

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Ivory Coast Consul General Vince Carlos, Lebanon Consul Joe Assad, New World Makati Hotel general manager Farid Shoucair

Vietnam Ambassador Ly Quoc Tuan, Susan Fries of Sweden, Lais do Amaral of Brazil, Myanmar Ambassador Win Naing

European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen, Switzerland Ambassador Andrea Reichlin, Indonesia Ambassador Harry Sarundajang

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