MAZAR-E-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN - DECEMBER 18: In this photo provided by the German Government Press Office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg attend (not... more 
MAZAR-E-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN - DECEMBER 18: In this photo provided by the German Government Press Office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg attend (not in this picture) a commemorative ceremony for the soldier who died yesterday by accident in camp Marmal during a visit of an ISAF soldier camp on December 18, 2010 in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan. Merkel, who is on her third trip to Afghanistan, paid her respects to German soldiers currently deployed and the 45 troops who have lost their lives during the conflict. She is being accompanied by Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and Bundeswehr chief of staff Volker Wieker. (Photo by Steffen Kugler/Bundesregierung-Pool via Getty Images) less 
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