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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

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

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