Secretary Kerry's Call with Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 23, 2016


The following is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner:

Secretary Kerry spoke with his German counterpart, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier earlier today. He expressed his profound condolences over the attack yesterday in Munich and pledged any U.S. assistance to German authorities as they carry out their investigation. Secretary Kerry also conveyed our strong commitment to stand united with Germany against such acts of violence. He thanked the Foreign Minister for Germany's important role in the counter-ISIL coalition and for its generous contribution to last week's Iraq pledging conference.