‘Architect of German unity': world leaders pay tribute to Helmut Kohl

Bill Clinton and Angela Merkel among senior figures at memorial for former chancellor who oversaw fall of Berlin Wall

European leaders have joined former US president Bill Clinton to pay tribute to former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, who oversaw German reunification and the end of the Cold War.

Kohl was a founder of modern-day Europe and served as chancellor from 1982 to 1998. He died on 16 June aged 87.

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