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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

19 Aug '15

Intergovernmental consultations in Brasília

Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Working together for a better climate

Germany and Brazil want to intensify their cooperation in many policy areas, notably in the fields of climate protection and sustainable development. This was agreed upon by the participants of the first German-Brazilian intergovernmental consultations in Brasília. more

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