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20 Feb '20

European Council meeting in Brussels

Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel sitzt bei einer Pressekonferenz vor einem Mikrofon, im Hintergrund eine blaue Wand.

Negotiations on EU budget postponed

 The EU heads of state and government did not manage to reach an agreement on the EU’s budget for the next seven years at the special meeting of the European Council. The differences between the 27 EU member states are still too great, explained Chancellor Angela Merkel. The topic will be discussed again at a later date.  more

10 Jan '20

Chancellor Angela Merkel in Moscow

Photo shows Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin

Wide-ranging discussion of international issues

On Saturday, Chancellor Angela Merkel flew to Moscow for a working visit that had been planned for some time. She was accompanied by Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. Various topical international and bilateral issues, including the situation in the Gulf and in Ukraine, were on the agenda of her one-day meeting with the Russian President. more

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