The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu is in Berlin, where he had dinner with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, ahead of official talks slated for Thursday.
Germans have an "everlasting responsibility" to preserve the memories of Nazi crimes, the German chancellor has said. She met with Auschwitz survivors at a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the camp's liberation.
German leaders have united in mourning former President Richard von Weizsäcker, who has died at the age of 94 in Berlin. Weizsäcker's stint as head of state saw the fall of the Berlin Wall and German reunification.
President Francois Hollande has urged France's Jewish community to remain, saying "your place is here." His remarks seem to rebuff Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu's call to leave because of anti-Semitic attacks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected any idea of offering more debt relief to Greece. Her comments come amid growing tensions between the new Greek government and its international creditors.
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