it most likely was that joke and out -- joachim gauck will use the word "genocide" on thursday. there had been a lot of discussion on this resolution that is due to be passed this coming friday. now it will contain the word "genocide," which is a very long time in the making. 10 years ago, when those parties now so pushing for the word "genocide" to be included, the social democrats and the green party were in government together. they only mentioned that word in a footnote, saying that many historians agree that it was genocide. now it took 10 more years for it to be actually spelled out as such here in germany. brent: is anyone there in politics talking about what this could do to germany's relationship with turkey? michaela: no doubt, this is something that will not go down well in ankara. this is due to the fact that the ottoman empire is still seen as something very positive. also, the word "genocide," which has been used by the multis prime minister -- the maltese prime minister in relation to those deaths of hundreds of migrants in the mediterranean, that implies intent.
the words of the incumbent german president joachim gauck. he was touching upon what was perhaps von weizsacker's most important address in 1985 when he described the end of the second world war. >> richard von weizsacker was not just intellectually aware of what germany had lost. he experienced it during his entire life and with his family history. perhaps that is why he felt -- and let's not be shy to say it -- according -- a calling to urge as germans to finally confront the war and its pconsequences. >> gauck said throughout his lengthy political career, von weizsacker had always been a source of inspiration and orientation for germans. >> by liking him, germans learned to like themselves. he brought something of a healing process to political life. we bow before richard von weizsacker, a great president who could be relied upon to say the right thing and do the right thing. >> foreign minister frank-walter steinmeier also paid tribute to von weizsacker as one of germany's greatest diplomats. >> richard von weizsacker gave not only our ea
. >> german president yorkie and out and french president -- joachim gauck and french president francois hollande were present. the german president used the occasion to call for a swift solution to the refugee crisis. >> if europe cannot find a common resolution on how to handle the influx of refugees national governments must take a leading role. this is about saving lives. >> the refugee crisis is just one of the issues facing europe and the new charlemagne prize laureate, martin schultz. anchor: to sports news now. a lot of football fans, including me thought this year the champions league final would be another all-spanish affair. italy's juventus made it through. anchor: 1-0 was all they needed -- a 1-1 draw was all they needed. >> cristiano ronaldo walked past journalists without saying a word following his team's ouster from the champions league. he opened the scoring for his 307th overall goal for real madrid in competitive matches, but had no cause to celebrate. the defeat was a huge disappointing for real. >> i have anchorage and message for real madrid fans. next year, we wil
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