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08 Jun '18

Germany at the G7 summit

G7 summit participants

For free trade and multilateralism

At the G7 summit in Canada, Chancellor Angela Merkel advocated, above all, free trade and multilateralism. She also called for "significant progress" to be made on implementing the Minsk agreements. more

07 Jun '17

Merkel in Latin America

Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel is welcomed by Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico.

Commitment to free trade and climate protection

Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Argentina and Mexico in preparation for the G20 summit. Topics included economic and trade policy and climate protection. Talks also focused on the human rights situation in Mexico and the situation of journalists threatened by violence and persecution. more

Latin America trip

The Argentinian President Mauricio Macri greets Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Angela Merkel praises Argentina's openness

Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised Argentina for its "courageous reform path", which she said is making the country economically stronger and more open. She said that she supports its wish to see a free trade agreement concluded soon between the European Union and the states of South America. Today, Angela Merkel will fly on to Mexico. more

17 Mar '17

Chancellor meets with President Donald Trump

Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump in the Oval Office

"A good, frank exchange of views" says Angela Merkel

Speaking at the joint press conference in the White House, Chancellor said it had been a great pleasure for her to meet the President in person for the first time. The main aim, she said was to speak to one another rather than about one another, and to identify common interests. more

09 Feb '15

Angela Merkel in Canada

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the press conference

CETA trade agreement a good opportunity

Chancellor Angela Merkel believes that the CETA trade agreement between the EU and Canada offers major advantages for Europe, "particularly for Germany as an exporting nation". With Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper she also discussed the G7 summit, the Greek debt crisis and the conflict in Ukraine. more

08 Feb '15

Angela Merkel in the USA

Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with President Barack Obama.

"We stand for the same principles"

The Chancellor has made it quite plain that Germany and the USA will not let themselves be divided by the crisis in Ukraine. "We stand for the same principles of territorial integrity," said Angela Merkel after her meeting with President Obama. She does not see any military solution to the Ukraine conflict. They also discussed the global economy. more

01 May '14

USA trip

Chancellor Angela Merkel chats with President Barack Obama.

Merkel and Obama in agreement over Ukraine

Germany and the USA intend to do all they can to support preparations for the elections in Ukraine. The two nations are to engage in a cyber dialogue on data security, underscored Chancellor Merkel and President Obama after their meeting at the White House. more

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