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Bosnia and Herzegovina Western Balkans: strengthening European perspectives

Germany will remain an important partner for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chancellor Angela Merkel assured Denis Zvizdić, Chairman of the country’s Council of Ministers. The two countries intend to step up their already close cooperation to address illegal migration. more

Angela Merkel in Spain Acting in concert for Europe

"We Europeans are only strong if we work together to resolve the questions of the future," Chancellor Angela Merkel reasserted at a meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez in Andalusia. The most important topic discussed was migration policy. more

NATO summit in Brussels "Together we are stronger"

Following the summit in Brussels, Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the need for a very fundamental discussion. "Speaking for Germany, I made it clear that we must do more and that we have been doing more in recent times – the trend has already been reversed." more

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Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain, 11 August 2018: Chancellor Angela Merkel and Joachim Sauer (centre) are welcomed by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and his wife Begona Gómez (at left).

Group photo in front of the Palacio de los Duques de Medina open popup Photo series Photo: Bundesregierung/Bergmann

Talks focused on migration policy in Europe.

Angela Merkel and Pedro Sánchez deep in discussion as they stroll through the gardens of the guest finca in Andalusia open popup Photo series Photo: Bundesregierung/Bergmann

Over lunch, bilateral and other European issues were also discussed.

Angela Merkel and Pedro Sánchez lunch with a larger group. open popup Photo series Photo: Bundesregierung/Bergmann

At the press conference, Angela Merkel welcomed the refugee agreement with Spain. "Nobody can shirk their responsibility in this area - I would like to thank Spain for the agreement on readmission, which will bring more order to migration."

Angela Merkel and Pedro Sánchez give a joint press conference. open popup Photo series Photo: Bundesregierung/Bergmann

Following their talks, the two leaders took a ferry across the Guadalquivir to the Coto de Donana National Park.

Chancellor Angela Merkel, her husband Joachim Sauer and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez (at left) on the ferry open popup Photo series Photo: Bundesregierung/Bergmann

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