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100th anniversary of Weimar Constitution Germany celebrates democracy

The official ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Weimar Constitution began at precisely 15:15 in Weimar. This was when, 100 years ago on 6 February 1919, the new National Assembly met for the first time. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Chancellor Angela Merkel and the leaders of the other constitutional organs of the Federal Republic of Germany celebrated with citizens. more

Angela Merkel at the Visegrád Group Working together for Europe's future

In Bratislava, Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with the Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini and the heads of government of Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary. In a joint statement to mark the 30th anniversary of the historic transformation in Central Europe, the Visegrad Group and Germany praised what has been achieved to date in multilateral cooperation. more

Angela Merkel in Japan Long-standing friendship is an "incentive to cooperate more closely"

A new, higher level of Japanese-German relations – that is the outcome of the Chancellor’s two-day visit to Japan. At a meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the Chancellor announced that their common commitment to international free trade and multilateralism would be extended, and trade stepped up. more

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Jürgen Mertz and Lea Ehlers, Germany's "flower fairy" 2018/2019, present the Chancellor with a Valentine's Day bouquet. open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel greets Luxembourg's Prime Minister and Minister of State Xavier Bettel. open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel in discussion with Luxembourg's Prime Minister and Minister of State Xavier Bettel open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Angela Merkel and Xavier Bettel at the press conference open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media Monika Grütters, Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick and members of the Berlinale's jury open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel in discussion with members of the jury of the Berlinale film festival open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel in discussion with members of the Berlinale's international jury open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel at the 55th Munich Security Conference open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the 55th Munich Security Conference. open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the 55th Munich Security Conference. open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

The Chancellor in discussion with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

Chancellor Angela Merkel in discussion with US Vice President Mike Pence at the 55th Munich Security Conference open popup The Chancellor in pictures Photo: Bundesregierung/Denzel

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