German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and his wife Maike Richter-Kohl, from left, talk before a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of Kohl becoming West Germany's ... more 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and his wife Maike Richter-Kohl, from left, talk before a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of Kohl becoming West Germany's leader in Berlin, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Wolfgang Kumm, pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Wolfgang Kumm, pool
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 3:52 PM EDT