German President Joachim Gauck Visits Afghanistan

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In this photo provided by the German Government Press Office , German... News PhotoAfghanistan,Army,Battalion,Conflict,Daniela Schadt,Diplomacy,Horizontal,Joachim Gauck,Lifestyles,Mazar-e-Sharif,Officer,Photography,Politics,USA,Visit,War,War in Afghanistan: 2001-presentPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesMAZAR-I-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN - DECEMBER 19: In this photo provided by the German Government Press Office (BPA), German President Joachim Gauck (2nd R), his partner Daniela Schadt (C) and regional commander Major General Erich Pfeffer (R) visit U.S troops from the 158th Aviation Regiment and the 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment staitioned at Camp Marmal on December 19, 2012 in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. The visit is Gauck's first to the region since taking office during which he has held talks with Afghan president Hamid Karzai and government representatives. (Photo by Steffen Kugler/Bundesregierung-Pool via Getty Images)