German ruler : Kaiser visited Morocco to announce that Germany supported them and wanted to have a internation conference to discuss their future.
It was a test to prevent France from occupying Morocco
Rebellion against the ruling sultan which broke out in fez ( capital of Morocco ) Germany believed that France formed.
Sent a panther ( gun boat )
The Russian foreign minister wrote to the Austria- hungary foreign minister and proposed that the two great powers take advantage of the disorder in Turkey.
Izvolsky agreed that Russia would not object to the annexation.