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Germany's Baerbock rejects calls for cease-fire in Gaza

Matthew Moore
November 20, 2023

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has said a cease-fire in the Middle East would prevent Israel from defending itself. Speaking to DW, Baerbock defended Germany's refusal to back a cease-fire in Gaza. She also hit out at criticism of Germany's support for Israel, calling it "extremely disturbing."