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Angela Merkel meets with Emmanuel Macron Working together to strengthen Europe

When it comes to strengthening Europe the Chancellor is focusing her efforts on close cooperation with France. Speaking in Paris, she expressed her delight that the two countries "intend to renew the Elysée Treaty to address the challenges of the 21st century". Monday will mark the 55th anniversary of the signing of the Elysée Treaty. more

Situation in Syria Pushing ahead with the political process

In view of the Turkish intervention and the appalling humanitarian situation in many places, the German government has called for an end to the violence in Syria. The road to a political solution is through the UN-facilitated Geneva peace process, said federal government spokesperson Steffen Seibert in Berlin. more

Angela Merkel in Sofia Keeping sight of European neighbourhood

"For a peaceful Europe, we must live together harmoniously with the Western Balkan states," said Chancellor Angela Merkel following a meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in Sofia. The main reason for Chancellor’s trip to Sofia was Bulgaria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. more


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Forming a government: FAQs

The plenary chamber of the German Bundestag Forming a government: FAQs Photo: Bundesregierung/Güngör

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