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Chancellor Merkel meets Secretary General Stoltenberg in the Chancellery

NATO Secretary General in Berlin "A strong commitment"

Germany will increase its defence spending to 1.5 percent of gross domestic product by 2024. This was confirmed by Chancellor Merkel in Berlin. The meeting with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg focused mainly on preparation for the NATO summit of heads of state and government on 11 and 12 July in Brussels. more

Participants in the round-table meeting at the 10th Integration Summit

Integration Summit Towards a cosmopolitan and diverse Germany

The focus of the 10th Integration Summit at the Federal Chancellery was on solidarity between people with and without a migrant background. A successful example of how integration can succeed: a football field in Berlin. The girls in the SV Rot-Weiß Viktoria 08 Mitte show off their skills in front of the Chancellor. more

Austrian Chancellor in Berlin European response to illegal migration

European migration policy was at the heart of the meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Austrian counterpart in Berlin. There is a will, “to work closely with Austria and contribute to making Europe stronger and more united,” said Angela Merkel. more

Global economic organisations visit Berlin Support for G7 and G20

Sustainable global economic development can only be achieved through cooperation, declared Chancellor Angela Merkel following a meeting with high-ranking representatives of the five international economic and financial organisations in Berlin. more

Germany at the G7 summit 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