Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel said on Monday during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that "Iran's nuclear program is a threat to Israel and the whole world." She mentioned that "the next few months are going to be very significant for the peace process between Israel and Palestinians."
Merkel added that Israel and Germany have a special relationship and that the two countries are forever linked in memory of the Holocaust. She clarified that Germany is committed to Israel's safety. (Ronen Medzini and Attila Somfalvi)