Germany-Israel relations

Iranian President To Visit Germany This Month

TEL AVIV – Following a meeting last week between German officials and Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is slated to visit the German capital later this month, raising concerns for Israel’s ties with Berlin.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

Israel Rejects Report Claiming Germany Frustrated with Jewish State

TEL AVIV – A senior official in Jerusalem denied a report on Saturday that claimed Germany is growing increasingly frustrated with Israel’s settlement policies and Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she understands why Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking the support of the UN Security Council.

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