This sounds just like the French government, who earlier this year claimed that “We are in a state of war”.
Klaus Bouillon is member of Angela Merkel’s party CDU and Interior Minister in the Saarland region.
Translated from Bild:
“More policemen on the street. Better armament of the police. Mobile road blocks. Saar-Interior Minister Klaus Bouillon (69, CDU) wants to upgrade in the fight against terror. With a normal armament, amok drivers like in Berlin and Nice are hard to stop. In a first statement on the attack in Berlin, Bouillon spoke of war. The minister in the SR: ‘We must state, we are in a state of war.'”